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MWL Congratulates 2017 NAWL Annual Awardees: Senator Amy Klobuchar and Hon. Wilhelmina M. Wright

Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Hannah Zuercher



MWL offers our congratulations to Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Hon. Wilhelmina M. Wright on their 2017 NAWL Awards.

The National Association of Women Lawyers’ 2017 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on Thursday, July 20. The Luncheon will draw over 900 attendees, including outside and in-house counsel, and attorneys from government, military, non-profits, and academia. The 2017 awards to be presented include the following Minnesotans:

• Hon. Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, as the 2017 Arabella Babb Mansfield Award recipient in recognition of her professional achievement, positive influence, and valuable contribution to women in the law and in society;

• Hon. Wilhelmina M. Wright, Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, as the 2017 M. Ashley Dickerson Award recipient in recognition of her commitment to promoting diversity

• Angela Beranek Brandt, Partner at Larson · King LLP, as the incoming NAWL Board of Directors President for the 2017-2018 term

In addition to the Awards Luncheon celebrating leaders in our organization and profession, there will be comprehensive and rich programming relevant to women in all fields of legal practice. The morning and afternoon programming will feature candid conversations on diversity, overcoming challenges, and the importance of having a supportive network.

Find out more about the 2017 NAWL Awards, and register to attend the ceremony HERE.



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