By Katie Day • February 01, 2020
Join us in congratulating the 2020 Ms. JD Honors Awardees!
We are thrilled to be awarding these incredible individuals and organizations for their support of women in the legal profession! The Ms. JD Honors awards will be presented on Thursday March 12, 2020 in Chicago, IL from 5-7pm.
Sharing Her Passion Award - To a woman who has practiced for more than ten years who is inspiring younger women lawyers through sponsorship, mentorship, and sharing her passion for the practice. Awardee: Claire Parsons
Women's Strength in Numbers Award - To two or more women who have partnered with one another to create a unique program, business, or organization. Awardee: The Coalition of Women's Initiatives in the Law
Road Less Traveled Award - To a woman who is using her J.D. in a unique, non-traditional, way to pursue an issue or cause that she is passionate about. Awardee: Haley Moss
Law School Chapter Award – To a law school organization that champions the advancement of women law students through, for example, chapter initiatives (including pre-law initiatives), programming or recruitment. Awardee: Louisiana State University, Women Law Students Association
Woman of Inspiration Award - To a woman who, regardless of her practice area or type of practice, inspires others by her commitment and passion to her work. Awardees: Carolyn Lam, Jami McKeon & Shannon Stevenson
Student of Inspiration Award – To a male or female law student who inspires others through their commitment and passion to their legal studies, extracurricular activities or to a particular cause. Awardee: Holly James
TIM Initiative Award – To a man who is an active champion for women’s advancement in the legal profession. Ms. JD launched The Incredible Men (TIM) Initiative in 2014 to celebrate men who not only value equality and diversity in the profession, but earnestly and enthusiastically support women and women’s initiatives. Awardee: J.Y. Miller
To celebrate the honorees, we are giving individuals and organizations the opportunity to congratulate one or all of the winners.
Powerpoint slides, which will display throughout the cocktail hour portion of the awards ceremony, can be purchased for $250. The slide should be designed by your organization, may congratulate one or all of the honorees, and will appear before over 100 guests who are expected to join Ms. JD at the awards ceremony.
Those wishing to offer a personal congratulations to an individual honoree may purchase congratulations cards. Congratulations cards will be incorporated into the décor for the event and all cards that specifically mention a particular honoree's name will be presented to her/him as a memento of their award. Congratulations cards are $25.
You can purchase slides, cards, and tickets to the Ms. JD Honors Reception HERE. Completed powerpoint slides and congratulation card text must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 6, 2020.