More than 300 people turned out Friday, Feb. 13, to help the Wisconsin Law Journal celebrate the contributions of 21 outstanding individuals at the newspaper’s inaugural Women in the Law awards Program. This is the sixth time that the newspaper has dedicated a special section to the lauding the efforts of women affiliated with Wisconsin’s legal community, but Friday was the first time the paper has brought those honorees together for an awards program and celebration. Pictures from that event can be found below. More about the individual Women in the Law honorees can be found online or in the Feb. 16, 2009 issue of the newspaper.
Wisconsin Law Journal honored the following Women in the Law 2009: (standing l ro r) Karen Dardy, Ann Rieger, Jane “Ginger” Zimmerman, Christine Bremer Muggli, Nancy Peterson, Anne Reed, Sheila Corbine, Brook Teuber, Michelle Jacobs, Catherine Mode Eastham, Catherine Priebe; (seated l to r) Linda Benfield, Sandy Hupfer, Tracey Wood, Judge Karen Seifert, Rosemary Elbert, Krista Ginger, Andrea Kupfer Schneider, and Eugenia “Gina” Carter. Not pictured: Lori Lubinsky and Mary Braza.
Woman in the Law Michelle Jacobs (facing) talks with fellow honoree Nancy Peterson.
Milwaukee Bar Association President Maria Lazar mingles during the reception at the Italian Convention Center.
Women in the Law honoree Sheila Corbine share a laugh during the reception.
Court of Appeals Judge Kitty Brennan talks with Jack Zemlicka prior to the awards luncheon.
JoAnne Breese-Jaeck, Jessica Grundberg and Elaine Ekes talk during the reception.
Tony Anderson and Denise Scardina announce the Women in the Law honorees during the awards ceremony.
WLJ Photos by Ray Guansing