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.


  • Hon. Nicole Colbert-Botchway 2017   
  • Gretchen Myers 2018
  • Kristine Bridges 2016
  • Diana Taylor 2002
  • Gen Frank 2015
  • Hon. Margaret Donnelly 2001
  • Beth Boggs 2014
  • Hon. Audrey Fleissig 2000
  • Jane Dueker 2013
  • Hon. Carol Jackson 1999
  • Nancy Mogab 2012
  • Hon. Anna Forder 1998
  • Hon. Kristine Kerr 2011
  • Hon. Jean Hamilton 1997
  • Hon. Nannette Baker 2010
  • All Past Presidents 1996
  • Marjorie K. Carter 2009
  • Hon. Ann Covington 1995
  • Hon. Mary Kathryn Hoff 2008
  • Frankie Muse Freeman & Hon. Lisa Van Amburg 1994
  • Dee Joyce Hayes 2007
  • Shulamith Simon 1993
  • Hon. Kathianne Knaup 2006
  • Hon. Susan Block 1992
  • Kathleen DuBois 2005
  • Mary Anne Sedey 1991
  • Hon. Mary Pat Schroeder 2004
  • Karen Tokarz 1990
  • Hon. Mary Rhodes Russell 2003



Upcoming Events:

WLA CLE Series: Legislative Update Luncheon

This event has been POSTPONED.  Check back here and in future member emails for information on a rescheduled date and time.  
Contact: Ed Hennessy

Diversity CLE | The Time is Now - Best Practices in Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (co-sponsored with Alaris)

This event has been POSTPONED.  Check back here and in future member emails for information on a rescheduled date and time.  

Alaris will be contacting all registrants.  

Contact: Jennifer Matthew

Complimentary Professional Headshots

This event has been POSTPONED.  All registered participants will be contacted directly when a new date is selected.  Additional members will be able to register through Sign Up Genius when a new date is selected.  

Contact: Ed Hennessy

Save the Date:

WLA Golf Outing | Friday, October 9, 2020

Swing into action to support the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Fund

Look for more information on these, and other events, here and in upcoming member email blasts.


April Board Meeting:

Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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