WALP

Wisconsin Association for Legal Professionals

2018 Award of Excellence

Each year, the Wisconsin Association for Legal Professionals honors one of its own with the Award of Excellence. 

Nominations are accepted from December through March 1 each year. Any WALP member in good standing who is employed and has at least five (5) years' legal experience is eligible to compete for this award.

Nominees are judged on the following:

  • Education, skills, and experience;
  • Service to local, state, and national associations;
  • Charitable and civic activities

Three outside judges are selected by the chairman of the Award of Excellence Committee (the previous year's recipient). Each judge has one vote.

Nominations are made by WALP members.

The identity of the recipient of the Award of Excellence is kept confidential until the recipient is announced at the Annual Meeting banquet each year.

The WALP 2017 recipient is Hilary Williams of the Legal Personnel of South Central Wisconsin chapter.

 

 CONGRATULATIONS

HILARY WILLIAMS

Legal Secretary of the Year/

Award of Excellence Recipients

 

1977.............. Ann Hornak, PLS, CPS.......................Milwaukee

1978.............. Maybelle Kuolt, PLS......................... Waukesha

1979.............. Roselyn Johnson..................................... Dane

1980.............. Sharon Drew.................................. Milwaukee

1981.............. Carole Schmeda, PLS....................... Milwaukee

1982.............. Rosemary Overstreet, PLS................ Milwaukee

1983.............. Lila Lorenzen.................................. Waukesha

1984.............. Marie Carroll........................................ Green

1985.............. Maureen Gromacki, PLS................... Milwaukee

1986.............. Georgia Wiegert............................. Outagamie

1987.............. Karen M. Allen, PLS, CLA........................ Brown

1988.............. Shirley E. Markovic......................... Milwaukee

1989.............. Aureta E. Wuyts............................. Outagamie

1990.............. Jean Findlay............................ Western Racine

1991.............. Mona Garcia................................... Milwaukee

1992.............. Yvonne M. Kuhn....................... St. Croix Valley

1993.............. Donna Wallace....................................... Dane

1994.............. Marilyn Kaddatz............................... Walworth

1995.............. Elizabeth Reetz, PLS............................... Wood

1996.............. Sherie A. Sasso, PP, PLS......................... Dane

1997.............. Helen C. Running, PP, PLS........................ Dane

1998.............. Mary E. Burns, PP, PLS..................... Milwaukee

1999.............. Pamela R. Pelej....................... Racine-Kenosha

2000.............. Sandra K. Nelson, PLS..............................Dane

2001.............. Jacqueline J. Freund, PLS......................... Dane

2002.............. Elizabeth J. Buss.............................. Fox Valley

2003.............. Katy Mathes, PLS, CPS..................... Fox Valley

2004.............. Bernice E. Tresemer, PP, PLS............ Milwaukee

2005.............. Barbara A. LeCaptain................ Lakeshore Area

2006.............. Karen Dempski, PP, PLS ..... LP of South Central

2007.............. Mary Perry ............................... Brown County

2008.............. Tamara N.T. Michalak, PP, PLS...........Milwaukee

2009.............. Jane Vande Velden, PP, PLS ........ Brown County

2010.............  Gail Wolfe ......................... LP of South Central

2011.............  Phyllis A. DeGraff, PP, PLS .. LP of South Central

2012.............. Anne Ihde .................... Greater Milwaukee ALP

2013.............. Laura Braun ...................................  Bay Area

2014.............. Darla Stephenson, PP......................... Bay Area

2015.............. Julianna Durie, PLS ........................... Bay Area

2016.............. Sonja Umberger..................LP of South Central

2017.............. Hilary Williams .................. LP of South Central