Albany Law School's Kate Stoneman Committee is currently seeking nominations for the Kate Stoneman Awards, given annually to individuals who are committed to actively seeking change and expanding opportunities for women in the legal profession.
The deadline for nominations is Jan. 9, 2009. For more information, or for a nomination form, visit
http://www.katestoneman.org/ or contact Christina Sebastian at 518-445-3361 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. Award recipients will be recognized at the 15
th Annual Kate Stoneman Day celebration, to be held March 3, 2009 at Albany Law School.
The awards are presented in honor of Kate Stoneman, the first woman admitted to practice law in New York state and the first female graduate of Albany Law School in 1898. Previous winners span a variety of public and private practitioners, judges, and law professors, including Hon. Judith S. Kaye, Melissa Mourges, Mary O. Donohue, and Lorraine Power Tharp.