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|Judith Soley Lawyer as Citizen Award|
The Judith Soley Lawyer as Citizen Award was first given in 2011. Ms. Soley was a longtime CWL board member who was killed by the husband of a client. She was involved in her community and in many bar organizations, including being the first female president of the Fresno County Bar Association.
The Soley Award is presented at the CWL Annual Conference to a worthy recipient who has made a significant contribution to her community, extending beyond the practice of law, to devote time and effort to the public good and values through the tradition of public service and involvement, and who exemplifies the values and missions of California Women Lawyers.
Candidates for the award are judged on the basis of the following attributes which were characteristic of Judith Soley:
Visit the CWL Awards page for nomination submission criteria.