Cohen & Grigsby Attorney, Kelley Geraghty Price, Esq. Named a 2011 Women Extraordinaire Award Winner
Award Recognizes Exemplary Business Leaders in the Community
PITTSBURGH, PA – December 14, 2011 – Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm in Pittsburgh, Pa., and in Bonita Springs, Fla., is pleased to announce that Florida-based attorney Kelley Geraghty Price has been named a 2011 Women Extraordinaire award winner by Business Leader Magazine. As part of the award, Price was recognized at a ceremony on December 12, 2011 at the Treetop Ballroom. She will also be profiled in an upcoming edition of Business Leader Magazine.
“Throughout Kelley’s distinguished career, she has demonstrated her commitment to being a leader in her profession, her community and numerous professional organizations,” said Jack Elliott, president and chief executive officer of Cohen & Grigsby. “On behalf of the firm, I congratulate Kelley on this prestigious award and am pleased that she is being recognized for her ongoing contributions to the local business community.”
Price is a director in Cohen & Grigsby’s Florida office, and is a key member of the Litigation Group. Price has grown and diversified her litigation practice, participating in firm management by service on several key committees and being recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer and Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation.
Active in legal and charitable communities, Price has been a longtime leader of the Collier County Bar Association (CCBA), having served on the Board of Directors from 1996-2006, culminating to role as president in 2004-2005. During her tenure as President of the CCBA, she founded the “Collier Lawyers Care” Program, the pro-bono program administered by the CCBA and Legal Aid Service of Collier County.
As a supporter and participant with the Legal Aid Service of Collier County, she serves as an active participant of Collier Lawyers Care since 2004 and currently chairs the Legal Aid Services of Collier County Advisory Board, and is a member of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Pro-Bono Committee. Price also assisted with the formation of the “Wills for Heroes” Program administrated by the Legal Aid Service of Collier County. In 2009, Price received the “Janeice T. Martin Equial Justice Award” from Legal Aid Service of Collier County.
In addition to the legal community, she has been active with a number of charitable organizations in Collier County, including the American Red Cross, the Shelter for Abused Women & Children and The Naples Players. Price has served on the Board of Directors for The Naples Players for years, and provides advice, counseling and pro-bono legal services to this and other organizations.
Each year, Business Leader Magazine honors the top women business leaders through their Women Extraordinaire awards. Winners are either C-level executives, business owners or civic/ community leaders in their regions, who have demonstrated significant business achievement and community involvement.