The is given annually by the WBA at its Annual Awards dinner, held in May. The award recognizes a woman for her exceptional achievements in the legal profession and/or for her extraordinary contributions to the advancement of women in the profession.
The theme for the 2020 Woman Lawyer of the Year is “Building Community, Building Power.” This theme recognizes that if we put our energies into making change collectively, with determination and creativity, we will get there. The WBA is looking for nominees who embody the theme of tireless commitment to advancing women lawyers in the profession and continuously striving toward a more egalitarian future. Nominations are due September 20, 2019. Click here for the nomination form.