Richard J. Phelan Public Service Award

More on the Phelan Award

Retired in 2020, the Richard J. Phelan Public Service Award honored outstanding attorneys who dedicated a significant portion of their careers to the public sector. The award was named in honor of the late Richard J. Phelan, a leader who masterfully blended public service into his legal career.

Our Past Phelan Award Recipients

2020 – Marcia M. Meis

2019 – Hon. Cheryl A. Starks

2018 – Mercedes Luque-Rosales

2017 – Sheri Mecklenburg

2016 – Deborah Hagan

2015 – Leslie Landis

2014 – Michael J. Pelletier

2013 – Carol A. Casey

2012 – Laurel Spahn

2011 – Kendall Hill

2010 – Daniel A. Kirk

2009 – Julie G. Sollinger

2008 – Sergio E. Acosta

2007 – James L. Dunn

2006 – Ann M. Spillane

2005 – D. Jean Ortega-Piron

2004 – Michael J. Morrissey