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.


  • Kristine Bridges 2016
  • Diana Taylor 2002
  • Gen Frank 2015
  • 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 Schroder 2004
  • Karen Tokarz 1990
  • Hon. Mary Rhodes Russell 2003
  • Hon. Joan Burger & Hon. Barbara Wallace 1988



Nominations currently being accepted for upcoming Board of Directors elections

WLA is accepting nominations for the election of Board Members to serve during the 2017 - 2018 year.  Elections will be held for the positions of President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Board Member at Large.  Nominate a current board member for continued service, a colleague you admire, or yourself if you aspire to become involved in a dynamic organization with an important mission.  Nominations will remain open through May 31.  

Contacts: Current WLA President, Bridget Hoy, or current President Elect, Amy Gunn.  

Submit your nominations here.  

WLA's night at Opera Theatre St. Louis' opening night performance of The Trial

dinner and performance for discounted price of $93

June 4, 2017 | 5:30 PM dinner, 7:00 PM Show

Opera Theatre Stl. Louis

Lorretto-Hilton Center, Terrace Pavilion

130 Edgar Road

Webster Groves, Missouri 63119

Contact: Ed Hennessy

Click here to visit WLA's event page at the Opera Theatre's website.    

WLA CLE Series - Ethics Sampler: From Social Media to Cannibas to Cyber Security to Workplace Behavior, and All Points in Between.

June 8, 2017 | 3:00 PM

Bryan Cave

One Metropolitan Square

211 North Broadway, Suite 3600

St. Louis, Missouri 63102

Contact: Ed Hennessy

Register here.




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