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TWL Awards

Tallahassee Women Lawyers has established three annual awards to recognize and honor those who meet the award criteria based on a completed nomination packet submitted to the Awards Chair for Board review and vote.

Rose Deeb Kitchen Award

2023

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

LaShawn Riggins

Kelly Overstreet Johnson

Frances Casey Lowe

Dana Brooks

Kathryn Hathaway

Cydnee Brown

Marie Mattox

Created in 2017, Rose Deeb Kitchen became an attorney despite many obstacles, including a culture that did not prioritize education—particularly in women, a divorce, and raising three children as a single parent. This award recognizes women in the Second Judicial Circuit who have overcome obstacles and hardship to become attorneys.


Catherine Chapman Pro Bono Service Award

Created in 2019, the Catherine Chapman Pro Bono Service Award will recognize a member of the Florida Bar Association who embodies the enduring commitment Ms. Chapman devoted to pro bono legal services and community involvement during her lifetime.

2024

2023

2022

2021

Bridget Smitha

Jennifer Ferris Pettineo

Tonya Chavis

Brandi Thomas

2020

2019

ALJ Jessica Varn

Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

Created in 2017, the Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award seeks to recognize individuals, businesses, government entities, and professional associations who display leadership in fostering diversity in the workplace, or within the community, and to highlight contributions that advance the cause of justice and equality.

Bridge to Law School Program at Stearns Weaver Miller

Harriet Williams & Soul of Southside Festival

Winifred Acosta & Stearns Weaver Miller

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Lila A. Jaber & Florida State University

David Grimes & First Commerce Credit Union

2024

Cassandra Jackson

2023

2022

Leon County

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

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