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The Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers has been recognized for its initiatives, achievements, and contributions to the legal community by various organizations.

Awards

Wisconsin Law Journal's Diversity in Business Award, 2017.

State Bar of Wisconsin's Award of Outstanding Achievement, 2009.

Features

Green, S. (2020, June 19) Duty to Act: 15 Ways to Combat Racism. State Bar of Wisconsin. Retrieved from https://www.wisbar.org/NewsPublications/Pages/General-Article.aspx?ArticleID=27822

Forward, J. (2020, June 17) WAAL Presidents Discuss Racism, Protests.Inside Track. Retrieved from https://www.wisbar.org/NewsPublications/InsideTrack/Pages/Article.aspx?Volume=12&Issue=11&ArticleID=27815

Paulkner, M. (2020, April 1) Program exposes students to diversity, possibility in legal profession. Wisconsin Law Journal. Retrieved from https://wislawjournal.com/2020/04/01/program-exposes-students-to-diversity-possibility-in-legal-profession/

Green, S. (2020, March 4) Telling the Story of Wisconsin's Pioneering Black Lawyers. State Bar of Wisconsin. Retrieved from https://www.wisbar.org/NewsPublications/InsideTrack/Pages/Article.aspx?Volume=12&Issue=4&ArticleID=27513

Hamer, E. (2019, Nov 3) Urban League to bring free expungement clinic to Southwest Side for first time. Wisconsin State Journal. Retrieved from https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/urban-league-to-bring-free-expungement-clinic-to-southwest-side-for-first-time/article_e6efdcd8-c3bc-5eba-ae4b-d62d77b82f25.html.

Hanen, N. (2019, Sept 16) Editorial: Putting lives back on track through expungement. Channel 3000. Retrieved from https://www.channel3000.com/editorial-putting-lives-back-on-track-through-expungement/

Forward, J. (2019, March 6) Three Women Lawyer - Leaders make WAAL history. Inside Track. Retrieved fromhttps://www.wisbar.org/NewsPublications/InsideTrack/Pages/Article.aspx?Volume=11&Issue=4&ArticleID=26874

Elbow, S. (2018, May 27) Clinic to offer a shot at a clean record for some offenders.The Cap Times. Retrieved from https://madison.com/ct/news/local/clinic-to-offer-a-shot-at-a-clean-record-for/article_a3f5738d-23b7-58e5-8d70-0c8d62b0272a.html

Muslim immigrants and the 50 year impact of Fair Housing in Wisconsin. (2018, April 10). Wisconsin Muslim Journal. Retrieved from https://wisconsinmuslimjournal.org/muslim-immigrants-and-the-50-year-impact-of-fair-housing-in-wisconsin/.

Forward, J. (2018, April) The Path to a Diverse Bench: Wisconsin Lags Behind, Judges Weigh In. Inside Track. Retrieved from https://www.wisbar.org/newspublications/insidetrack/pages/article.aspx?volume=10&issue=7&articleid=26296&source=carousel.

Green, S. (2018, April 25) An Immeasurable Impact: Celebrating the Life of Vel Phillips. State Bar of Wisconsin. Retrieved from https://www.wisbar.org/NewsPublications/Pages/General-Article.aspx?ArticleID=26321

Chasing the unfulfilled promises of Fair Housing over the decades. (2018, March 20). Milwaukee Independent. Retrieved from http://www.milwaukeeindependent.com/audio/chasing-the-unfulfilled-promises-of-fair-housing-over-the-decades/.

Matzek, M. WAAL breaking down walls by offering more opportunities. (2017, November 15). Wisconsin Law Journal. Retrieved from https://wislawjournal.com/2017/11/15/waal-breaking-down-walls-by-offering-more-opportunities/.

Strebel, E. (2017, February 22). Building a different kind of WAAL. Wisconsin Law Journal. Retrieved from https://wislawjournal.com/e-edition-february-22-2017/.

Groups help diverse lawyers make connections at law firms. (2008, January 14). Wisconsin Law Journal. Retrieved from https://wislawjournal.com/2008/01/14/groups-help-diverse-lawyers-make-connections-at-law-firms/

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