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Woman of the Year The biggest award, recognizing that woman who truly stands out in making an extraordinary difference in improving the quality of justice or exemplifying the highest ideals of the legal profession.

Public Service Practitioner Awards– Awarded to female government and nonprofit lawyers who improve the quality of the justice system or contribute to the betterment of the legal profession.

Public Official Awards Awarded to female judges and other public service officials whose service has contributed to improving the quality of the justice system or to the betterment of the legal profession.

Business Practitioner Awards– Awarded to female business practitioners who fulfill the ideals of leadership, professionalism and a passion for improving the quality of the justice system or contributing to the betterment of the legal profession.

Litigation Practitioner Awards– Awarded to female litigators who demonstrate leadership, professionalism and a passion for improving the quality of the justice system or contributing to the betterment of the profession.

Enterprise Awards– Awarded to women in a business setting, be they entrepreneurs, executives, corporate counsel, or other business professionals, for their contributions to improving the quality of the justice system or to the betterment of the legal profession.

Citizenship Awards– Generally, though not necessarily, awarded to female non-lawyers who have made significant contributions to improving the quality of justice in the community.

Legal Scholar Awards– Awarded to women faculty members or administrators at Missouri law schools or universities for work on behalf of the justice system, through their research or scholarship or through teaching and inspiring others.

Rising Star Awards– Awarded to female lawyers 40 years old and younger or within the first 10 years of practice who have already made a difference in the justice system or the profession and who appear on a path toward even greater accomplishment.

Leaders of Tomorrow Award Awarded to women law students who demonstrate leadership, professionalism and a passion for making a difference in the justice system or the legal profession.

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