MWL is Accepting Nominations for our Annual Awards: Deadline February 28, 2017
Monday, January 9, 2017
Posted by: Hannah Zuercher
MWL is accepting nominations / submissions for its Annual Awards. Specific criteria for each award is listed below. Awards will be presented at MWL's 45th Annual Meeting.
The Myra Bradwell Award: This award is presented to an MWL member who expresses the highest ideals of the legal profession and who possesses the qualities exemplified by Myra Bradwell such as courage, perseverance and leadership on issues of concern to women.
The MWL Leadership Award: This award was established to recognize legal employers throughout the state that strive to enhance the status, influence and effectiveness of women lawyers in their employ. MWL will accept nominations on behalf of employers who design and implement projects, initiatives, policies and plans with the specific intent of securing the full and equal participation of women in the legal profession.
The MWL Equal Justice Award: All Minnesota law students are invited to submit papers or articles they have written on a topic involving law and social justice. All topics related broadly to law, liberty, justice and equality are eligible, whether or not they relate to women's rights or feminist theory. View full competition details here.
The Service to MWL Award: This award is designed to recognize the MWL member, group of members or 100% club member whose efforts during the past program year have contributed substantially to advance MWL’s mission.
Nominations should be sent to Minnesota Women Lawyers, 600 Nicollet Mall Suite 390B, Minneapolis, MN 55402. Call the MWL office at 612/338-3205 with any questions.
All submissions must be received at the MWL office by Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.