July 13, 2024


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Save the Date for 2020 Virtual Witkin Awards Reception

The San Diego Law Library Foundation is happy to announce the return of the Bernard E. Witkin Award Ceremony to be held on Oct eighth as a digital reception! The Witkin Awards are presented per year to honor associates of the San Diego lawful group for civic management and excellence in training, public assistance, practice and adjudication of the law. And, this year is the 25th anniversary of the Bernard E. Witkin Awards.


The namesake of the award, Bernard E. Witkin, experienced a nearly 70-year lawful occupation that involved an amazing variety of actions that took area as the law of California was experiencing exponential advancement in both of those measurement and complexity. Witkin’s effect on California’s law, and on the law of other states, was massive. He served as Supreme Court docket clerk and Reporter of Conclusions and was a tireless advocate for lawful reform. His treatises have been cited by the California Supreme Court docket and Courts of Attraction additional than 20,000 occasions. And, this year’s honorees are no significantly less amazing!


The 2020 Witkin Award Honorees are:

  • The Honorable William B. Enright (Posthumous), U.S. District Court docket, Southern District of California, for Excellence in the Adjudication of the Law,
  • Vickie E. Turner, Esq., Wilson Turner Kosmo, LLP, for Excellence in the Observe of Law,
  • Gregory E. Knoll, Esq., Govt Director, Lawful Help Society of San Diego, for Excellence in General public Service, and
  • Lilys D. McCoy, Esq., Deputy City Attorney, City of San Diego, and Adjunct Professor, Thomas Jefferson Faculty of Law.


The San Diego Law Library Foundation is structured as a charitable trust affiliated with the San Diego Law Library. The sole mission of the Basis is to help the Law Library in our endeavours to provide accessibility to justice as a result of our many sources and plans. The Basis is acknowledged as a 501(c)(3) organization proven for scientific and instructional purposes by the IRS. We are so excited that the Law Library Basis is able to keep on the Witkin Award tradition during these hard occasions, and we will update you with additional information as we receive it!


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