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2018 Awards Reception2018-06-27T17:43:26+00:00

2018 Awards Reception

DWLA’s Annual Awards Reception honors trailblazers in the legal community. The prestigious Raggio Award is named for DWLA co-founder and Dallas legal pioneer Louise Raggio, who was the first female prosecutor in Dallas County history and who helped develop the Texas Family Code. Each year, the organization presents the Raggio Award to someone who has demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism while making significant contributions to the advancement of women attorneys.

3/27/2018 – We are now accepting nominations for DWLA’s 2018 Awards Reception

Award Nominations

(Nominations deadline is May 11th)

To reveal the requirements for the category and the link to the nomination form, click the plus sign for the category you want to nominate.

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The DWLA Louise B. Raggio Award recognizes a person demonstrating the highest level of professionalism and who has contributed significantly to the advancement of women attorneys. The recipient may be a female or male attorney who has been practicing law for at least ten (10) years in the DFW area.

Submission Requirements:

Two letters of nomination that describe the attorney’s
Outstanding legal proficiency and the highest level of professional ethics; and
Contributions to the advancement of women attorneys; and
Any other documentation that reflects the attorney’s
Outstanding legal proficiency and the highest level of professional ethics; and
Contributions to the advancement of women attorneys; and
High resolution photo of nominee.

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DWLA has established the “Outstanding Female Corporate Counselor” Award to recognize an outstanding female lawyer in the DFW area who has worked inside a corporate legal department for a minimum of five (5) years.

Submission Requirements:

Two letters of nomination on behalf of the attorney that describe the attorney’s significant professional accomplishments and provide examples of her contributions to her corporate employer; and
A resume of the attorney;
High resolution photo of nominee

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DWLA has established the “Outstanding Female Lawyer” awards to recognize two outstanding female lawyers in private practice. An award will be given to a female lawyer in a mid to large law firm (25 or more attorneys) and a female lawyer in a small firm or solo practitioner (fewer than 25 attorneys) in the DFW area.

Submission Requirements:

Two letters of nomination on behalf of the attorney that describe the attorney’s significant professional accomplishments and provide examples of her mentoring in the community and/or her firm; and
A resume of the attorney; and
High resolution photo of nominee

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DWLA has established the “Rising Raggio” Award to recognize an outstanding female lawyer who has been practicing for less than six (6) years as of June 1st and who has had significant professional accomplishments and acted as a leader in the Dallas community and/or her firm.

Submission Requirements:

Two letters of nomination on behalf of the attorney that describe the attorney’s significant professional accomplishments and examples of leadership in the community and/or her firm;
A resume of the attorney; and
High resolution photo of nominee
Date of the attorney’s admission to the Bar.

CLICK HERE FOR NOMINATION FORM

2018 DWLA Awards Reception

Thursday, October 18th – 6:00pm

Dallas Omni Hotel
555 S Lamar
Dallas, Texas 75202

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