Machias attorney Rebecca Irving receives Glassman Award

by Nancy Beal

When members of the Maine State Bar Association came together for their annual meeting last week at Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley, Machias attorney Rebecca Irving was honored with the group’s award Glassman Award, given for “demonstrated excellence” in advancing the position of women in the legal profession and for acting as a role model for younger or less experienced women attorneys. Caroline Duby Glassman was a pioneer in Maine legal history who capped a stellar career as the first woman appointed to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

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