President's Award


The President's Award is awarded annually by the outgoing President of the WLA at the Installation Banquet.  This award is given to an outstanding WLA member or a mentor of the outgoing President.  The following is a list of past honorees:


2020 - Hon. Ellen W. Dunne

2019 - Jessica Kennedy

2018 - Gretchen Myers

2017 - Hon. Nicole Colbert-Botchway

2016 - Kristine Bridges

2015 - Gen Frank

2014 - Beth Boggs

2013 - Jane Dueker

2012 - Nancy Mogab

2011 - Hon. Kristine Kerr

2010 - Hon. Nannette Baker

2009 - Marjorie K. Carter

2008 - Hon. Mary Kathryn Hoff

2007 - Dee Joyce Hayes

2006 - Hon. Kathianne Knaup

2005 - Kathleen DuBois 

2004 - Hon. Mary Pat Schroeder

2003 - Hon. Mary Rhodes Russell

2002 - Diana taylor

2001 - Hon. Margaret Donnelly

2000 - Hon. Audrey Fleissig

1999 - Hon. Carol Jackson

1998 - Hon. Anna Forder

1997 - Hon. Jean Hamilton

1996 - All Past Presidents

1995 - Hon. Ann Covington

1994 - Frankie Muse Freeman & Hon. Lisa Van Amburg

1993 - Shulamith Simon 

1992 - Hon. Susan Block

1991 - Mary Anne Sedey

1990 - Kaen Tokarz

1988 - Hon. Joan Burger & Hon. Barbara Wallace

Cardinals Watch Party

Wednesday, August 4th | After Work | Sports & Social at Ballpark Village

Not busy after work on August 4th?  Now you are!  Head to Sports & Social at Ballpark Village to connect with fellow WLA members while cheering on the Cards as they take on Atlanta (first pitch is 7:15 PM).  This will be a "BYOM" - Bring Your Own Money - event.  Gather your tribes and hope to see you there.  No RSVP or registration is needed.  Go Cards!

WLA Annual Meeting and President's Party

Thursday, August 5th | 5:30 - 7:30 PM | Olive + Oak 216 West Lockwood, Webster Groves, 63119

WLA's Annual Meeting and President's Party will be held Thursday, August 5th, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at Olive + Oak in Webster Groves.  The Annual Meeting also serves to ratify the work of the Board over the course of the Bar year.  We invite registered guests to join us for our annual report of the organization, and unbeatable fellowship with your fellow WLA members accompanied by light appetizers and drinks. The event is free to members.  Register here.

Monthly Board Meeting:

Third Wednesday of every month

Noon - 1:30 PM

Contact for location

Save the Dates:

Thursday, September 9th

WLA Installation Gala at the Missouri Botanical Garden's Spink Pavilion

Thursday, September 23rd

WLA Mentorship Panel at Harris-Stowe University

Additional information on these and other events will appear in member emails and in the Events section of our website.  

View our Announcements page for information on other area events.

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