This special award honors the individuals and institutions who have made the law and legal profession more accessible to and reflective of the community at large.
May 4, 2022
Click here to view the program (PDF) .
Participating Bar Associations and Honorees:
Deane B. Brown
Women's Bar Association of Illinois
Ann H. Chen
Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago
Urie R. Clark
Cook County Bar Association
South Asian Bar Association of Chicago
Hon. Grace G. Dickler
The Decalogue Society of Lawyers
Arab American Bar Association of Illinois
Hon. Anjana Hansen
Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago
Ngozi Okorafor (posthumously)
Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.
Hon. Jill Rose Quinn
LAGBAC, Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association
Janette Angela Strzalka
Griselda Vega Samuel
HLAI - Serving the Hispanic Lawyers of Illinois
Jaime R. Santana
Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois
Chinese American Bar Association
Howard S. Suskin
The Chicago Bar Association
History of Vanguard Award Recipients (Word doc).