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January 21, 2020 CWP News

2020 Margaret Brent Awards Nominations Close on January 24, 2020

The Commission on Women in the Profession’s nominations for the 2020 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards will close on January 24, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CST. Previous nominators from 2018 and 2019 are welcome to resubmit their nomination. Those who resubmit are required to send in a new narrative and an updated resume, but other materials may remain the same. For more information about resubmission, please contact Program Associate Laura Tannous at 312.988.5715 or [email protected].

Established in 1991 to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of women lawyers, each year this prestigious 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. More information about criteria for the award and the application process can be found at

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