Melbourne, FL. (August 15, 2017)— Attorneys Michelle Pruitt Studstill, Kelly G. Swartz and Elizabeth Siano Harris were recognized by the Brevard County Bar Association (BCBA) for their leadership and community service.

Studstill has been elected president of the BCBA. She previously served on the Board as a Director for two years, and served in the roles of Secretary, Treasurer and President-elect. She will continue to work with the BCBA members to improve the legal profession, the community in which they live and the administration of justice in society.

Swartz received the BCBA’s Board Member of the Year award. Each year the outgoing BCBA President selects a non-officer Board member that he/she feels went above-and-beyond as a Director on the Board. Swartz was selected for her outstanding service to the BCBA.

Harris received the A. Max Brewer Community Service award for her incredible contributions to the community. She has worked extensively with homeless veterans through the National Veterans Homeless Society, and spends time in the Dominican Republic each year to help poor populations. She also welcomes children into her home from the Dominican Republic each year for a month.

The A. Max Brewer award was established in honor of former BCBA president and legislator Max Brewer, who was described by Florida Today as “the most able public servant Brevard has ever known.”

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