Award Winners


2022 Award Winners

The Parks & Crump, Thurgood Marshall Award for Judicial Excellence, The Honorable Stephanie W. Ray

The Joy Aukema Taps Children’s Advocate of the Year Award, Christian Minor

The Richard W. Ervin Equal Justice Award, Wendy S. Loquasto

The Blaise N. Gamba Outstanding Pro Bono Service Law Student Award, Trinidad A. Peraza

Past Award Winners

YEARRichard W. Ervin Award Joy Aukema Taps AwardThurgood Marshall AwardBlaise N. Gamba
Award
2022Wendy S. LoquastoChristian MinorJudge Stephanie W. RayTrinidad A. Peraza
2021Ben CrumpDeborah MooreJudge Dawn Caloca-Johnson, Circuit JudgeGenevieve Lemley | Nabeha Shaer | Sidney Van Elsberg
2020Justice Major B. HardingJudge Francis J. AllmanKathryn Mesa
2019Judge Stephen EverettRepresentative Loranne AusleyJudge Mark WalkerLaurel Tallent

2018

Judge George Reynolds

Chuck Mitchell

Judge Nina Ashenafi-Richardson

Brenda Czekanski

2017

Judge Augustus D. Aikens, Jr.

Anna Serlick

Judge Ronald W. Flury

Ms. Ellie Goralnick

2016

   

 

2015

Judge Nikki Ann Clark

Karen Walker and Mia McKown

Chief Justice Jorge Labarga

 

2014

Twyla Sketchley

Stephanie Johnson

Judge Jonathan Sjostrom

 

2013

Kristine E. Knab

Dr. Mimi A. Graham

Judge James O. Shelfer

 

2012

Sandy D’Alemberte

Professor Paolo Annino

Judge Mark E. Walker

 

2011

Robert M. Ervin

Dr. Louis B. St. Petery, Jr.

Judith W. Hawkins

 

2010

Thomas M. Ervin, Jr.

Judge Jill Conlon Walker

Judge Wm. A. Van Nortwick

 

2009

Chief Judge Charles Francis

Judge Janet Ferris

Chief Justice Peggy Quince

 

2008

Judge June C. McKinney

Karen Woodall

Judge Elijah Smiley and

 

2007

Thomas Powell

Judge Nikki Ann Clark

Judge John C. Cooper

 

2006

M. Catherine Lannon

 

Chief Justice R. Fred Lewis

 

2005

Justice Peggy Quince

  

 

2004

Marc E. Taps

  

 

2003

Public Def. Nancy Daniels

  

 

2002

Atty. Gen. Bob Butterworth

  

 

2001

Martha Barnett