November 01, 2018 Feature

Call for Nominations: Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards

Nominations are now open for the 29th Annual Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession established the award in 1991 to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women lawyers. The annual award honors up to five outstanding women lawyers who have achieved professional excellence within their area of specialty and have actively paved the way to success for other women lawyers. These women demonstrate excellence in a variety of professional settings and personify excellence on either the national, regional, or local level.

The 2019 awards will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Nominations will close on January 4, 2019, at 5:00 PM CST. More information can be found at If you have questions about the nomination process, please contact CWP Program Specialist Cecilia Boyd at or 312-988-5679.