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Celebrate With KCBA

The King County Bar Association was honored to celebrate its Quasquicentennial Anniversary in conjunction with the Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 22nd. The event included a special video presentation featuring several past presidents' reflections on the bar’s rich 125 year history. In addition, the event honored the distinguished achievement of this year’s award recipients and the occasion was marked with a gigantic “125 Year Anniversary Cake.” The annual, “Passing of the Gavel,” tradition indicated the commencement of Joe Bringman’s tenure serving as KCBA President for 2011-2012 while noting the accomplishments our now Past President Mark Fordham, KCBA President for 2010-2011. Read Joe Bringman's Speech

Awards were presented to Thomas Kelly of K&L Gates as Outstanding Lawyer and to Jamila Johnson of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt as Outstanding Young Lawyer. In addition, the Helen M. Geisness Award was presented to J. Richard Manning, the William L. Dwyer Award was presented to Honorable Susan R. Agid, Ret., and the Pro Bono Award was given to William Braun. See the Award Videos.

The evening was made possible by the support of our generous sponsors. Diamond Sponsors ($5000) included K&L Gates, Marler Clark LLP, Microsoft Corporation, Perkins Coie LLP and Starbucks Coffee Company. Lane Powell PC, Masters Law Group, Naegeli Reporting, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe and Stoel Rives LLP served as Platinum Sponsors ($2,500). Gold Sponsors ($1000) supporting the event were Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell LLP, Graham & Dunn PC, Seattle University School of Law and Washington State Association for Justice. Many thanks to all for your contributions which ensured the success of the celebration event!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
    5:30pm Reception; 6:30pm Dinner & Program

    Sheraton Seattle Hotel
    1400 Sixth Avenue, Seattle
    Individual Tickets: $100
    Reserved Table (10 TICKETS): $1,000

HONOREES
    OUTSTANDING LAWYER
    Thomas E. Kelly, Jr.
    WILLIAM L. DWYER - OUTSTANDING JURIST
    The Honorable Susan R. Agid, Ret.
    HELEN M. GEISNESS OUTSTANDING LAWYER OR NON-LAWYER
    J. Richard Manning
    OUTSTANDING YOUNG LAWYER
    Jamila A. Johnson
    PRO BONO AWARD
    William D. Braun

Take a look at these great photos of the awardees from our 125th Anniversary Celebration at the 2011 Annual Dinner.


 
 

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