SAVE THE DATE

The Women’s Law Center of Maryland’s

Annual Celebration & Awards Ceremony

May 7, 2024  –  6pm-8:30pm

The Cove at Citron (Quarry Lake Drive, Baltimore, 21209)

Join us to celebrate the Women’s Law Center and honor Maryland’s exceptional leaders.

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2023 Honorees:

Rosalyn B. Bell Award

Marla Zide, Esq
Partner, ZSTS Law Group

Dorothy Beatty Memorial Award

Robyn Elliott
Partner, Public Policy Partners

Access to Justice Award

Natasha M. Dartigue, Esq.
Maryland State Public Defender

Access to Justice Award

Debbie Feinstein
Chief, Special Victims’ Division
State’s Attorney’s Office for Montgomery County, Maryland

For questions or sponsorships, please contact us at admin@wlcmd.org or 410-321-8761.

Description of awards

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50th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Ceremony

50th Anniversary Video

“Celebrating 50 Years of Herstory” Commemorative Book

Event Photos (Petruzzo Photography)

May 19, 2022 · 6:00 pm

Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland (Event Center)

Celebrating 50 Years of Advancing Justice

50th Anniversary Legacy of Leadership Award:

The Honorable Mary Ellen Barbera, Chief Judge (Ret.), Court of Appeals of Maryland

50th Anniversary Power of the Present Award:

The Honorable Adrienne A. Jones, Speaker, The Maryland House of Delegates

50th Anniversary Foundation of the Future Award:

Susan Francis, Executive Director, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Thank you to our 50th Anniversary Honorary Committee:

Co-Chairs: Hon. Kathleen O’Ferrall Friedman (Ret.) · Sally B. Gold, Esq. · Ginger Robinson, JD

Deborah Bacharach · Linda Barclay · Dean Rebecca Bainum · L. Tracy Brown · Hon. Pamila Brown · Bonnie Butler · Kathleen Cahill · Hon. Ben Cardin · Toi Carter · John Condliffe · Judith Shub-Condliffe · Sandy Daniels · Hon. Kathleen Dumais · Lynne Durbin · Susan Carol Elgin, Esq. · Phyllis Erlich · Hon. Deborah S. Eyler (Ret.) · Hon. James Eyler (Ret.) · Dorothy Fait · Jo Benson Fogel · Hon. Brian Frosh · Professor Michele Gilman · Sharon Goldsmith · Professor Leigh Goodmark · Hon. Ellen M. Heller (Ret.) · Hon. Shelly Hettleman · Ann Hoffman · Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq. · Marla Hollandsworth · Hon. Barbara Kerr Howe · Professor Margaret Johnson · Lisae C. Jordan · Barrett King · Steven M. Klepper · Francine Krumholz · Deepti Kulkarni · Cheri Wyron Levin · Professor Susan Leviton · Cynthia Lifson · Meghan Marek · Michele McDonald · Sayra Wells Meyerhoff · Hon. Barbara A. Mikulski · Hon. M. Brooke Murdock (Ret.) · Professor Jane Murphy · Sheela Murthy · Hon. John Olszewski, Jr. · Jo-Ann Mayer Orlinsky · Kelly Powers · Hon. Mary Ellen T. Rinehardt (Ret.) · Elisabeth A. Sachs · Rebecca Salsbury · Lynn B. Sassin · Kathleen Shemer · Joan H. Sills · Claire A. Smearman, Esq. · Hon. Carol Smith (Ret.) · Gina Snee · Kelly T. Spencer · Gwen B. Tromley · Hon. Chris Van Hollen · Marla Zide, Esq.

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors:

Advancing Justice Sponsors

Gallagher, Evelius & Jones · Open Society Foundations · Partnership Wealth Management · Transamerica Foundation Baltimore

Cocktail Hour Sponsor

Partnership Wealth Management

Celebrating Justice Sponsors

Bowie & Jensen · Brown, Goldstein & Levy · Gwen B. Tromley · King Hall · Kramon & Graham · Linda C. Barclay · Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

Photography Sponsor

Petruzzo Photography

Friend of Justice Sponsors

American Cedar & Millwork · Jo Benson Fogel · Law Office of Marla Zide · Meghan and Charles Marek · Maryland Association for Justice · Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company · Murthy Law Firm · Diana Philip · Planned Parenthood of Maryland

Media Sponsors

WYPR · The Daily Record Maryland · I95 Business