The Committee on Women and the Legal Profession is seeking nominations for the 2013 Justice Pamela B. Minzner Outstanding Advocacy for Women Award. The award recognizes attorneys and judges who distinguish themselves during the prior year by providing legal assistance to women who are underrepresented or underserved or by advocating for causes that ultimately benefit or further the rights of women. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 1. Submit a letter summarizing the work and efforts of the individual you are nominating to Jeanne A. Hamrick, Committee Co-chair, email@example.com.
Sanders Named Recipient of 2013 Justice Mary Walters Award
Albuquerque— Each year, the UNM Women’s Law Caucus chooses an outstanding woman in the New Mexico legal community to honor in the name of former Justice Mary Walters, who was the first woman appointed to the New Mexico Supreme Court. Walters represents a pioneering spirit for women in the legal community and the award given in her name stands for courage, strong ethics, leadership, and mentorship in the legal field. Maureen Sanders, an attorney with Sanders & Westbrook PC in Albuquerque, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Justice Mary Walters Award. The award will be presented at a dinner from 6–8 p.m., March 29, at the UNM Student Union Building, Ballroom B. Tickets are $50 or $350 for a table of eight. To purchase tickets, visit http://bit.ly/WiwdnQ. For more information, visit www.unm-wlc.org.
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