2020 Margaret Brent Awards Nominations Closed

The 2020 Annual Margaret Brent Awards nominations are now closed.

Details about the Award

Margaret Brent was the first woman lawyer in America, arriving in the colonies in 1638. The Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award, established by the Commission in 1991, recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of women lawyers who have excelled in their field and have paved the way to success for other women lawyers.

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2019 Margaret Brent Luncheon Supporters

Thank You to the Generous Supporters of the 2019 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards Luncheon

Learn about Previous Winners

Honorees receiving the Margaret Brent Award have achieved professional excellence in their field and influenced other woman to pursue legal careers, opened doors for women lawyers in a variety of job settings that historically were closed to them, and/or advanced opportunities for women within a practice area or segment of the profession.

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