WYLC Annual Awards
Recognizing the finest new lawyers, and the organizations and people who support them
The Washington Young Lawyers Committee grants up to four awards per year:
This award honors the young lawyer who has made a valuable contribution to our legal community.
2011: David Keenan2010: Sarah Leyrer2009: Eric Koester2008: Kelly Walsh2007: Breena Roos2006: Diankha Linear2005: Soojin E. Kim2004: Gabriel S. Galanda2003: Anthony Miles2002: Thaddeus P. Martin, IV
Named to honor the memory of Thomas Neville, a Western Washington attorney murdered in his office by the estranged husband of a pro bono family law client. This award recognizes the young lawyer in this state who has generously committed his or her time and efforts to provide legal services for the public good.
2011: Joanna Plichta Boisen2010: Lisa Schaures2009: Jenni Volk2008: James McCormick2007: Sara Lingafelter2006: David East2005: Stephen T. King2004: Beth Colgan2003: Jennie Laird2002: William C. Broberg
The WYLC honors the practitioner from the entire Washington legal community who has greatly enhanced the profession through his or her extraordinarily noble and honorable practice of law.
2010: Luke Thomas2009: Kate Vaughan2007: Charles Wiggins2006: Sarah Dunne2005: Tisha Pagalilauan2004: Jeffrey L. Fisher2003: Mari Horita2002: Mark H. Kim
This award recognizes the affiliate organization in Washington which has generously committed time and efforts to provide legal services for the public good, public service and community outreach, and/or has made significant contributions to the professional community, especially in the development and training of young lawyers. 2010: Benton Franklin Counties Young Lawyer Division2009: Chelan-Douglas County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division2008: Not Awarded2007: Clark County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division2006: Young Lawyers Section of the Kitsap County Bar Association2005: Spokane County Young Lawyers Division2004: Loren Miller Bar Association2003: King County Housing Justice Project2002: Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
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