Daniel Inducted Into Law Hall of Fame


Publication Date: 7/13/2009

The University of Kentucky College of Law and the Law Alumni Association recently inducted Marilyn Stewart Daniel ’62 into the 2009 Hall of Fame.

A 1977 graduate of the UK law school, Daniel has been practicing law in the Lexington area for 32 years following a 10-year career as a secondary mathematics teacher in Kentucky and New Jersey. She served as law clerk to Chief Judge Bernard T. Moynahan Jr., U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Kentucky, before serving for four years as an assistant U.S. attorney in the same jurisdiction. For 18 years she served as general counsel and senior vice president of Mason & Hanger Corp.

In 2004, she was recognized by both the Fayette County Pro Bono Program and the Kentucky Bar Association for her commitment to pro bono work. She has received both the Henry C. Duncan Award (1994) and the Citizen-Lawyer Award (2005) from the Fayette County Bar Association.

She also is a member of the Fayette County and Kentucky Bar Associations and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. In 2005, Daniel served as an adjunct professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law in immigration law. She is a fellow of both the Kentucky Bar Foundation and the Fayette County Bar Foundation. In 2007 she served on the Mayor’s Immigration Commission.

From 1999 until 2008, Daniel served as the volunteer director of the Maxwell Street Legal Clinic. She continues as a volunteer attorney at the Legal Clinic, where her practice is primarily in the area of immigration law.