July 16, 2018
Steven Schuster Recognized for Service to the State Bar
For his diligent work advocating for the nonresident lawyers of Wisconsin, Steven Schuster is the recipient of the 2018 Nonresident Lawyers Division Founder’s Award.
Steven H. Schuster, a senior attorney at the U.S. Dept. of Transportation Federal Transit Administration in Washington, D.C., is the recipient of this year’s Nonresident Lawyers Division (NRLD) Founder’s Award.
The award recognizes a nonresident member who has brought positive change to the division and has actively participated in State Bar activities for many years.
Steven Schuster is the 2018 recipient of the NRLD Founder's Award.
Schuster works diligently to help nonresident members have an active presence and influence within the State Bar. He advocated for and received Wisconsin Supreme Court approval for CLE comity for nonresident members, and was instrumental in amending the Supreme Court Rules to allow nonresident members to run for the State Bar secretary and treasurer positions.
A Shorewood native, Schuster is a graduate of the U.W. Law School and has been a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin since 1990. In 2004, he became an NRLD board member, serving as NRLD president (2008-09) and secretary (2005-07 and current).
Schuster has also been a member of the State Bar’s Board of Governors (2007- 12), Executive Committee (2008-09), Finance Committee (2012-14), and Dispute Resolution Committee.
The NRLD will open nominations for the 2019 Founder’s Award in a few months. Do you know someone who would be a worthy recipient?