This special award luncheon honors the individuals and institutions who have made the law and legal profession more accessible to and reflective of the community at large.
April 28, 2021
12:00 Virtual Celebration
Click here to view honoree biographies.
Participating Bar Associations and Honorees:
Hon. Tommy Brewer
The Chicago Bar Association
Hon. Gloria Chévere
Puerto Rican Bar Association
Hon. Michael J. Chmiel
Hon. Megan Goldish
Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Hon. Sophia Hall
LAGBAC, Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
Hon. LaShonda A. Hunt
Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.
Cook County Bar Association
John K. Kim
Asian American Bar Association
Vivian R. Khalaf
Arab American Bar Association of Illinois
Mary Carmen Madrid-Crost (posthumously)
Filipino American Lawyers Association
Juan Morado, Jr.
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
South Asian Bar Association of Chicago
Chinese American Bar Association of Greater Chicago
History of Vanguard Award Recipients (Word doc).