50th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Ceremony

May 19, 2022 · 6:00 pm

Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

Celebrating 50 Years of Advancing Justice

Each year, Women’s Law Center of Maryland recognizes individuals who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to improving the lives of women and their families in Maryland. These awards honor individuals in three categories: Significant contributions to the advancement of women’s rights in Maryland; Outstanding achievement impacting the field of family law in Maryland; and Outstanding efforts to achieve access to justice for Marylanders. These awards will be presented at our 50th Anniversary Celebration. To nominate an individual, group, or organization, please contact us at or 410-321-8761.

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2021 Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Help us celebrate another successful year and honor Maryland’s exceptional leaders.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
7-8:15 pm via Zoom

Join us as we honor three exceptional leaders who have made lasting impacts in the areas of family law, women’s rights, and access to justice in Maryland:

Rosalyn B. Bell Award:

Sheila K. Sachs

In Memoriam for Lifetime Achievement

Access to Justice Award:

Sherrilyn Ifill

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Dorothy Beatty Memorial Award:

Nicole Hanson-Mundell

Out for Justice

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors:

Advancing Justice Sponsors

Susan Carol Elgin, Esq. and Kaufman, Ries & Elgin

Partnership Wealth Management

MurthyNAYAK Foundation

Celebrating Justice Sponsor

Gallagher, Evelius & Jones

Friend of Justice Sponsor

Bowie & Jensen

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

Turnbull, Nicholson & Sanders

Wine & Chocolate Sponsors

King Hall LLC

Law Office of Marla Zide, LLC

Sandy Daniels

Berger Cookies

Otterbein’s Cookies

Mary Sue Candy

Raffle Sponsors

Meghan Marek

Olivia Holcombe-Volke

Sandy Daniels

Gina Snee

Event Sponsors

Maryland Association for Justice · Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company · NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland · Planned Parenthood of Maryland ·Frederick County Commission for Women

Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

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