Robert B. Yegge Award
The Robert B. Yegge Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Judicial Administration is given each year to the person who best emulates the many outstanding contributions to the field of judicial administration. The award honors Robert B. Yegge, former Dean Emeritus of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and former Chair of the Lawyers Conference (1987-88).
The Lawyers Conference is accepting nominations for the 2020 Yegge Award through June 1, 2020. The award will be presented at the 2020 ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Past winners include:
2019 Chief Justice Mark D. Martin (Ret.), Virginia Beach, VA
2018 Judge Chad C. Schmucker, Reno, NV
2017 Chief Administrative Law Judge Karen V. Clopton, San Francisco, CA
2016 Mary Campbell McQueen, Williamsburg, VA
2015 Victoria S. Cashman, Middletown, OH
2014 Judge Ben C. Clyburn, Annapolis, MD
2013 Judge Robert R. Merz, Dayton, OH
2012 Justice Frank Sullivan, Jr., Indianapolis, IN
2011 Judge J. Rich Leonard, Raleigh, NC
2010 Alan Carlson, Kensington, CA
2009 Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis, Denver, CO