The Delaware State Bar Association recently honored Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland
with the First State Distinguished Service Award at dinner held during the Delaware Bench and Bar Conference.
The award is the highest honor bestowed by the DSBA, and President James McGiffen stated that the award is given to a person “Who, by exemplary leadership and service dedicated to the cause of good citizenship in civic and humanitarian service over a period of many years has maintained the integrity and honored recognition of the legal profession in community affairs and who, as an outstanding Delawarean, unceasingly advances the ideals of citizen participation and community accomplishment, thus reflecting High Honor on both country and profession.”
Justice Holland was appointed to the Delaware Supreme Court in 1986. Prior to appointment, he practiced at the firm of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell in Georgetown. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and his L.L.M. from the University of Virginia School of Law. Since 1991, Justice Holland has served as an adjunct professor on Widener Law's Delaware campus.