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​​State Bar of Wisconsin 2021 Member Recognition Celebration

Recognized for their leadership and contributions, these lawyers, law students, and legal workers have made a difference in the legal profession and in their communities. These award recipients are celebrated by their colleagues and by the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Due to COVID-19 limitations, we are recognizing our award recipients virtually this year. Please take a few minutes to celebrate each award winner as we proudly present their video acceptance speeches.

Join us i​n giving everyone a virtual round of applause for their dedication and hard work to improving the practice of law in Wisconsin.​

Welcome to the 2021 Member Recognition Celebration Opening Remarks for the 2021 Member Recognition Celebration
Judge of the Year Award - Hon. Ralph Ramirez Lifetime Jurist Achievement Award - Hon. L Edward Stengel
Lifetime Jurist Achievement Award - Hon. Rod W. Smeltzer Wisconsin Law Foundation Gordon Sinykin Award of Excellence - Rebecca E. Rapp
Charles Dunn WI Lawyer Author Award - Aaron Dumas Charles Dunn WI Lawyer Author Award - Christa Westerberg
Lawyer Referral & Information Service Committee Hotline Attorney of the Year - Jon Stanek Pro Bono Attorney of the Year - Rebecca Salawdeh
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year - Victor Forberger Dan Tuchscherer Outstanding Public Interest Law Attorney Award - Michelle Velasquez
Ryan Klesh Public Interest Legal Worker Award - Lucrechia Daye Public Interest Student of the Year - Marquette Law School - Rachel Roberge
Public Interest Student of the Year - University of Wisconsin Law School - Crystal Stonewall Grant F. Langley Service Award - James Godlewski
Nonresident Lawyers Division Founder's Award - David Werwie Senior Lawyers Division Leonard L. Loeb Award - Michelle Behnke
Young Lawyers Division Outstanding Young Lawyer Award - Tatiana Shirasaki Young Lawyers Division Outstanding Mentor Award - James Spella
Closing Remarks for the 2021 Member Recognition Celebration​​

Join us next year for the Member Recognition Celebration at the State Bar Annual Meeting & Conference June 16-17, 2022 at the Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva. To nominate one of your deserving colleagues for the awards listed above, watch for details in a later edition of InsideTrack.​​​​​​​​