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September 30

You are invited to the 2020 MBA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 30 at 5:00 pm! The meeting will be presented virtually this year and is FREE for all to attend. Join us as we reflect on the past year and look forward at what is to come. We will also proudly honor this year’s MBA Award recipients:

Lifetime Achievement Award
Hon. Patricia Gorence, US District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin (ret.)

E. Michael McCann Distinguished Service Award
Mark Silverman, Legal Action of Wisconsin

Distinguished Service Award
James Goldschmidt, Quarles & Brady LLP

Not to be missed, Paulette Brown, ABA Past President, Lock Lord LLP will deliver the keynote address on the importance of coming together as a legal community to ensure all voices are heard and all people are served equally under the law. Paulette is the first female African American president of the American Bar Association. She has been recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the  prominent women and minority attorneys in the State of New Jersey and by the National Law Journal as one of “The 50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America.”

Register now and we will see you online next Wednesday!

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October 28

The Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA) is seeking nominations for the 2020 Pro Bono Publico awards which recognizes individuals for their outstanding pro bono work and dedication to the practice of law each year at the State of the Court event which will be held virtually this year on October 28.

We are seeking nominees with a demonstrated commitment to working “for the public good” in each of the following categories: 1) individual attorney 2) law firm, organization, business or association and 3) law student. The MBA believes it is important to recognize members of the legal community who generously give their time and talent in support of pro bono services. The MBA values nominations from all members of the legal community and encourages nominations from those of diverse backgrounds.

Selection criteria include the nominee’s experience as it relates to:

  • Developing innovative ways to deliver volunteer legal services or improve access to justice
  • Participating in activities that provide legal services to the poor or increase access to justice
  • Working on legislation that increases access to justice

Nominations are due on Monday, September 28.

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