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YLD Fellows

Fellows Legacy Award
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ABA YLD Fellows Legacy Award

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural ABA YLD Fellows Legacy Award. This award will recognize the exceptional contributions of one ABA YLD Fellow who has demonstrated professional excellence, outstanding dedication and commitment to the ABA YLD, and whose contributions have made a substantial and lasting impact. Know someone who fits the bill? Nominate them!

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Fellows Awards Recipients
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Claire Babineaux-Fontenot

As Chief Executive Officer, Claire Babineaux-Fontenot oversees the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization and second-largest U.S. charity according to Forbes.

2020 Honoree
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Cheri Beasley

Cheri Beasley is the first African-American woman in the North Carolina Supreme Court’s 200-year history to serve as Chief Justice.

2020 Honoree

Past Honorees

Meet the winners, starting in 1977.

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