Recipient, 2014 Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award
The Center’s late leader is honored with the 2014 Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award for an exemplary career of passionate dedication and unmatched attainment in the field of lawyer professional responsibility. Testimonials speak to Jeanne’s inspiring combination of personal warmth, rare acumen, and determined leadership of the ethical transformation of the legal profession. Presentation remarks by ABA Treasurer Lucian Pera recount Jeanne’s role as the driving force behind to the Center’s emergence as the ethical voice of the profession, and the national source of model ethics rules and opinions. Acceptance remarks by lawyer Brett Gallagher, Jeanne’s daughter, share the human dimension of her remarkable mother.