By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on July 7, 2009 1:46 PM
Goldsboro attorney Phil Baddour Jr. was honored by the North Carolina Bar Association, in conjunction with the Citizen Lawyer Task Force, with the Citizen Lawyer Award.
The NCBA Citizen Lawyer Award was established in 2007 to recognize lawyers who provide exemplary public service to their communities. Honorees include elected and appointed government officials, coaches, mentors and voluntary leaders of non-profit, civic and community organizations.
Baddour served four terms in the state House of Representatives, including two terms as House majority leader. He is past president of the Institute of Government Foundation, the Goldsboro Area Chamber of Commerce and the Goldsboro Rotary Club, and has provided leadership to the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, the N.C. Board of Transportation, the state Board of Economic Development, Wayne Community College and the Wayne County Economic Development Commission.