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Public Lawyer Section Awards

Each year the Public Lawyer Section recognizes outstanding public lawyers and judges who have made extraordinary and exemplary contributions to the state and the justice system. There are three categories of awards:

Distinguished Public Lawyer Award
John Belatti Public Lawyer Career Achievement Award
Justice Michael D. Ryan Judicial Award of Excellence
Rising Star Award 

2022 Grant Woods Service to Law and Community Award

You can learn more about these awards here: Nomination Criteria.

For a list of award winners since 1990, click here.