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KBA announces 2018 awardees

Monday, April 16, 2018   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Meg Wickham
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

KBA announces 2018 awardees

 

TOPEKA, Kan. (April 16, 2018)—The Kansas Bar Association is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2018 KBA Awards. This year’s recipients will be recognized at a luncheon on Friday, June 15 at the DoubleTree by Hilton (10100 College Blvd.) in Overland Park.

 

Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction

James K. Logan, Olathe

 

Distinguished Service Award

Marilyn Harp, Topeka

 

Professionalism Award

Hon. Evelyn Z. Wilson, Topeka

 

Pillars of the Community Awards

Thomas A. Adrian, Newton

Robert W. Wise, McPherson

 

Distinguished Government Service Award

Hon. Larry D. Hendricks, Topeka

 

Courageous Attorney Award

Rekha Sharma-Crawford, Kansas City, MO

 

Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

Joslyn Kusiak, Independence

 

Diversity Award

Eunice Chwenyen Peters, Topeka

 

Outstanding Service Awards

Mark A. Andersen, Lawrence

Larry R. Baer, Topeka

Scott M. Hill, Wichita

Midwest Innocence Project, Kansas City, MO

Susan G. Saidian, Wichita

 

Pro Bono Awards

Husch Blackwell LLP, Kansas City, MO

Douglas M. Greenwald, Kansas City, KS                                                                                   

University of Kansas School of Law Legal Aid Clinic, Lawrence

 

Pro Bono Certificate

Everett Fritz II, Overland Park

Erika Jurado-Graham, Kansas City, MO

Jerome P. McAndrews, Lenexa

Charles R.C. Regan, Kansas City, MO

Frederick R. Smith, Pittsburg

Joy A. Springfield, Kansas City, MO

 

To learn more about the KBA awards, visit http://www.ksbar.org/page/awards_info .

The awards luncheon is free to attend with an annual meeting registration; additional guests are $40 per person. Register today at https://www.ksbar.org/page/annual_meeting.

 

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Contact:

Meg Wickham, Director of Member and Communication Services
Email:
mwickham@ksbar.org
Direct: (785) 861-8817

Main: (785) 234-5696

 

About the Kansas Bar Association
The Kansas Bar Association is a voluntary professional association comprised of 7,000 members dedicated to advancing the professionalism of its members, encouraging public understanding of the law, and promoting the effective administration of our system of justice.

 

Comments...

Robert R. Hiller Jr. says...
Posted Monday, April 16, 2018
Congratulations to all the award winners !!

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