The Women’s Justice Awards recognize women across Missouri who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice and accomplishment in improving the quality of justice and exemplifying the highest ideals of the legal profession. The awards reach out to women in various segments of the legal community, including the bar, the bench, public office, business, academia, nonprofits and the state at large.
|Categories||Public Service: This includes the woman attorney whose work is for a non-profit, the government or judiciary, or has made her mark in education.||Litigation: For the woman whose career is made in the court room; civil or criminal, plaintiff or defense.||Corporate: The woman who serves as general or in-house counsel, advising businesses on complex legal matters.||Probono: Recognizing a woman attorney who has contributed a substantial amount of effort and time on probono work.||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.||General Practitioner: This is the woman who, as an attorney, does it all. She handles multiple practice areas with skill.||
Woman of the Year: The biggest award, recognizing the 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.