50th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Ceremony
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
Cocktail Hour Sponsor
Celebrating Justice Sponsors
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
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Please note that the fair market value of each event ticket is $100. The Women’s Law Center of Maryland is a registered 501c3 nonprofit. A copy of our current financial statement is available upon request.
Proof of vaccination will be required for guests at the entrance to the event, and masks will be required when not eating or drinking. We ask guests who are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed recently to COVID to refrain from attending. We care about you and your health, as well as the health of our entire community. We are very much looking forward to hosting you in the safest way possible, but of course, WLC will ultimately follow the guidance and requirements of public safety experts and officials in making any decisions about the event.
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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:
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Dorothy Beatty Memorial Award:
Out for Justice
Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors:
Advancing Justice Sponsors
Susan Carol Elgin, Esq. and Kaufman, Ries & Elgin
Celebrating Justice Sponsor
Friend of Justice Sponsor
Wine & Chocolate Sponsors
Mary Sue Candy
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