It was “WLJ Night” at the Pulaski County Bar Association Awards Dinner on the evening of July 22, 2021. Congratulations to WLJ partners Charles Coleman, Judy Henry and Ed Lowther, who swept the big three awards at the annual event.
Charles Coleman was awarded the Lawyer Citizen Award, which is given “in recognition of your contribution of time and talents to the community that bestows honor and talents to the community that bestows honor on yourself and the legal profession.”
Judy Henry was awarded the Vincent Foster Jr. Outstanding Lawyer Award, “in recognition of your contribution of time and talents to the bar and for the advancement of the entire legal profession.”
Ed Lowther was awarded the Sidney S. McMath Award, “in recognition of your impeccable record of practice, having consistently exemplified the highest ideals of integrity, honor and civility whose polite and courteous demeanor reflect the highest levels of professionalism.”
These awards exemplify and celebrate service to our clients, service to our profession and service to our community – all hallmarks of our WLJ culture.
The firm also received a President’s Award for “outstanding contributions to the legal community,” with special recognition to our IT Director Leigh Marts, and attorneys Greg Jones and Charles Coleman, for putting on a highly successful Zoom webinar for the PCBA right after the pandemic began.
To add to the honors, WLJ’s Michelle Kaemmerling was appointed by the Chief Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court Civil Practice Committee. Michelle is rotating off the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Instructions – Civil, where she served the last few years as chair of the committee before taking on this new assignment. WLJ’s David Glover is also completing a term on the Civil Practice Committee this year.