Oregon State Bar Annual Awards
The annual OSB Award Luncheon will be held on Thursday, December 5, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at The Governor Hotel, 614 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205. The event is sold out.
Each year, based on nominations from members and the public, the Oregon State Bar honors a select group of lawyers and judges who have made outstanding contributions to the community and the profession.
The following awards will be presented in 2013:
The President’s Membership Service Award, which honors attorneys for contributions made to the profession, will be presented to David Heynderickx and Gina Johnnie.
The President’s Public Service Award, which honors attorneys for their commitments to public service and pro bono work, will be presented to Gene Grant.
The President’s Affirmative Action Award, which recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the goal of increasing minority representation in the legal profession, will be presented to the Honorable Angel Lopez.
The President’s Sustainability Award recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the goal of sustainability in the legal profession in Oregon through education, advocacy, leadership in adopting sustainable business practices, or other significant efforts. This year’s recipient is Max Miller.
The President's Special Award of Appreciation is a discretionary award of the President of the OSB given to people who have made recent outstanding contributions to the bar, the bench and/or the community. The 2013 recipients are Gerry Gaydos and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum.
The Wallace P. Carson, Jr., Award for Judicial Excellence recognizes an Oregon judge who has made significant contributions to the judicial system and who is a model of professionalism, integrity and judicial independence. The 2013 recipient is the Honorable Paul De Muniz.
The Award of Merit, the OSB's highest honor, will be presented to David Thornburgh for outstanding contributions to the bench, the bar and the community-at-large.
In addition, the Oregon Bench & Bar Commission on Professionalism will present its Edwin J. Peterson Professionalism Award to the Honorable David Brewer.
2013 50-Year Member Recognition Event
Honoring the Class of 1963
Ronald E. Bailey, William V. Bierek, Jann W. Carpenter, Jean W. Christensen, Paul K. Davis, Gerard K. Drummond, Ridgway K. Foley, Jr., Hon. Karl W. Freerksen, Jr., Hon. Jackson L. Frost, Robert D. Geddes, Gersham Goldstein, Bernard Jolles, Paul W. Jones, Bruce D. Kayser, Hon. Garr M. King, Jerry G. Kleen, Vincent R. Larson, Charles I. McGinnis, Charles J. Merten, Roger A. Nelson, Daniel E. O'Leary, Alice M. Plymell, Richard F. Porter, James E. Redman, William L. Richardson, George D. Rives, Bruce J. Rothman, Bruce B. Samsonv Richard A. Sly,