The Award is given to lawyers who have made a significant and longstanding contribution to the advancement or improvement of the justice system and the betterment of the legal profession in the State of Michigan and have also attained professional excellence as demonstrated by accomplishments in the law or service to the profession during his or her career. The Lifetime Achievement Award may be given in any one year. However, the award is given only in those years when it is determined that an exceptionally worthy recipient(s) has been nominated.
Previous Award Recipients
2009 Thomas E. Brennan 2010 Joe C. Foster 2011 Justice Michael F. Cavanagh 2012 Honorable James R. Giddings 2013 Webb A. Smith 2015 Honorable David W. McKeague 2018 George T. Sinas 2019 Frank H. Reynolds 2020 Hon. Laura Baird 2021 James F. Graves 2022 Hon. Frank J. DeLuca