2020 Margaret Brent Awards Recipients Announced

Click here to see the five extraordinary women who received the 2020 Margaret Brent Award! This year's ceremony will be held virtually on August 27 at 4:00 p.m. CT/ 5:00 p.m. ET.

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Support the Margaret Brent Awards by committing to one of the sponsorship levels available. Deadline for sponsorship is August 10, 2020. Learn more by viewing the Brent brochure for sponsorship opportunities.

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Individual Tickets

Tickets to attend the virtual ceremony are now available. Click here to purchase your tickets and join our honorees to celebrate their accomplishments!

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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2020 Margaret Brent Luncheon Supporters

Thank You to the Generous Supporters of the 2020 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards Ceremony

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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