California Women Lawyers has announced that Hon. Kathleen O’Leary, Presiding Justice of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division 3, will receive the association’s Joan Dempsey Klein Distinguished Jurist Award at its 14th Annual Southern California Judicial Reception.
“We are thrilled for the opportunity to honor Justice O’Leary’s exemplary path, as an outstanding jurist and as a role model in our profession,” says California Women Lawyers President Neda Mansoorian. “She is an inspiration to all of us, and we look forward to celebrating her many achievements and contributions on July 11.”
Named in honor of its first recipient in 1994, the Joan Dempsey Klein Distinguished Jurist Award recognizes judicial excellence as well as longstanding vigorous service and inspiration to the women lawyers of California. The Joan Dempsey Klein Distinguished Jurist Award is presented annually at CWL’s Southern California Judicial Reception.
The CWL 14th Annual Southern California Judicial Reception will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Orange County, Calif. Please download the flyer for more information. Additional details and event registration will be available online at www.CWL.org.