Special Presidential Recognition Award

  • The Special Presidential Recognition highlights excellence among members of WLA who have provided outstanding service to the association and profession of law.

  • Award and Frequency

    The Recognition may consist of a plaque, letter, or object of recognition (vase, bowl, obelisk, etc.). No monetary award will be connected with the Recognition.


    Must be an WLA member.

    Application Instructions

    · Nominations from the Board may be made to the WLA President at any time.
    · It is the President’s prerogative to move nominations forward to the Board.
    · The Board approves any nominations.

    Selection Criteria

    Among the possible criteria for the Recognition:

    · Transformational impact on the association and/or profession.
    · Strategic and compelling advancement of the association and the profession.
    · Exemplary or innovative programming or service.
    · Levels of effort well beyond normal volunteer commitment and leadership


    Recognition may be made at any time deemed appropriate by the board; any reception or ceremony is likewise at the board’s discretion.