PADC annually recognizes members for their service to PADC and to the legal community. These awards are given at PADC's recent Annual Meeting:

The 2017 William J. O'Brien Distinguised Service Award was given to Madeline M. Sherry of Gibbons P.C. for her "... achievements in legal advocacy and improvements to the quality of jurisprudence in the legal profession". A donation accompanying the Award wtll be made by PADC to Madeline's designated charity.

The 2017 Joseph H. Foster Young Lawyer Award was given to Hillary Ladov of Wade Clark Mulcahy "... as a young lawyer who best exemplifies the qualities of professionalism and dedication as defense counsel in the practice of law and in the promotion of the highest ideals of justice in the community". A donation will be made by PADC to Hillary's designated charity.

Congratulations Madeline and Hillary!