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
 

 

 

WLA Annual Meeting and President's Party

Thursday, August 13th |5:30  - 7:00 PM

South Pavilion at Clayton's Shaw Park

The Annual Meeting serves to ratify the work of the Board over the course of the year.  Due to recent County health guidelines, the number of allowable in-person attendees has been limited.  We invite those already registered to come out and join us.  For those not yet registered, we are offering a Zoom window to the event.  Click here to register for the Zoom meeting and login information will be sent to you.  Registration for the event is free.  We look forward to "seeing" you there.


WLA Zoom "Mixology" Happy Hour

Thursday, September 10th | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Please join the WLA for its  September Zoom Happy Hour on Thursday, September 10, from 5:30 - 6:30 PM.  Join host and WLA Board member Ida Shafaie to share mocktail and cocktail recipes that have provided comfort over the last five months of quarantine.  Guests will be sent featured recipes in advance and are encouraged to share a recipe or two with the group.  The event is free and space is limited.  Registration is on a first-come basis and attendees will be provided with meeting sign-in information prior to the event.  Register here.


WLA Zoom Mentorship Luncheon

Thursday, August 27th | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Please join the WLA for its May Mentorship Luncheon focused on “The Virtual Practice of Law”.  The WLA will give priority in registration for this luncheon to its target audience, WLA members who are 36 and under or have been practicing five years or less.  The WLA, in partnership with its Membership/Mentorship Sponsor, Dowd Bennett LLP, will host the meeting on Dowd Bennett’s Zoom account and ensure that attendees receive a $15 gift certificate for food delivery in advance.  The guest speakers will be the Honorable Ellen Dunne of the 21st Judicial Circuit Court and Erica Blume Slater of The Simon Law Firm.  Register here.  


WLA CLE Series - 2020 Zoom Legislative Update

Friday, September 11th | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Please join WLA for its upcoming Legislative Update CLE.  Gain insights and tips on "running for public office" and hear legislative updates/priorities from elected officials from the Missouri State Senate, St. Louis County Council, and the City of St. Louis' Board of Alderman.  

Panelists Include:

We look forward to an informative and insightful discussion over our Zoom platform.  1.5 CLE hours are pending approval for this session.  Registration is FREE for members and $10 for non-members.  Register here.  


Save the Date:

WLA Annual Installation & Awards Ceremony

Thursday, September 24th | 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Enterprise Holdings Pavilion at Clayton's Shaw Park

Join your fellow members as they welcome the 2020-2021 Board of Directors and honor our recently appointed women judges, scholarship awardees and President's Award recipient.     

WLA is committed to the health and safety of its members and guests.  Every effort will be made to provide a safe meeting environment.  Future health and safety concerns and directives may result in this event being moved to a virtual platform. 


Monthly Board Meeting:

3rd Thursday of Each Month

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location


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