Congratulations to

The 2016 Women and the Law Leadership Award Recipient

The Honorable Jeannie Hong '92

Highlighted accomplishments throughout Judge Hong’s career:

In 2002 Ms. Hong was appointed as a Baltimore City District Court Judge

– the first Asian judge in Maryland. She was appointed Judge-in-Charge

for North Avenue District Court in 2004. In 2006, North Avenue District

Court became the “Integrated Domestic Violence Courthouse.” In 2011

Judge Hong was sworn in as a Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge, where

she currently presides over criminal, civil, juvenile and family law matters.


View a complete list of the past honorees.

For more information, please contact Khadijah Al-Amin-El, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, 202-274-4054 and



Committee Members

Leigh-Alexandra Basha ’85, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP *

The Honorable Dorothy Toth Beasley ’64, Senior Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia (Retired)*

Pamela M. Deese ’83, Partner, Arent Fox LLP Member, Board of Trustees, American University *

Ellen Gleberman ’79, Vice President and General Counsel, Association of International Automobile Manufacturers *

Jacqueline Jackson’74, U.S. Department of Treasury (Retired)*

Billie Jo Kaufman, Associate Dean for Library and Information Resources and Professor of Law Washington College of Law

Deborah Kelly ’88, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP *

Daniela Kraiem, Associate Director, Women and the Law Program Washington College of Law

Maryanne Lavan ’84, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Lockheed Martin Corporation*

Karen Lockwood ’78, President and Executive Director, National Institute for Trial Advocacy *

Corrine Parver ’82, Founder, Health Law and Policy Project, Program on Law & Government Washington College of Law (Retired) *

Ann Shalleck, Director, Women and the Law Program, Carrington Shields Scholar and Professor of Law Washington College of Law

The Honorable Nan Shuker ’69, Senior Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia (Retired) *

Judy Smith ’85, Founder and President, Smith & Company *

Edna Ruth Vincent ’89, Principal, Colten, Cummins, Watson & Vincent *

Penny Wakefield ’79, Executive Board Member, Center for Human Rights, American Bar Association *

*Past recipients

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