Wynne Professionalism Award

Every year the AWA presents the Michaelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award at its Annual Dinner Meeting. The award is presented to a member of the greater New Orleans legal community who exemplifies the ideals and professionalism that Magistrate Judge Wynne so capably displayed in her too short career. *

Previous recipients include:


Hon. Robin Giarrusso
Hon. Ann Murry Keller
Janice Foster
Kathryn Venturatos Lorio
Martin Hunley
Hon. Carolyn Gill-Jefferson
Judy Perry Martinez
Hon. Madeline Landrieu
Judy Barrasso

Professor Jane Johnson
Edith Morris
Hon. Jay Zainey
Bernadette D’Souza
Justice Catherine “Kitty” Kimball
Hon. Fredericka Homberg Wicker
Tania Tetlow
Professor Cynthia Samuel                                                                                                                                    2024 recipient Professor Luz Molina

Carole Neff
Judge Laurie White
Becki T. Kondkar
Katie Schwartzmann
Hon. Mary Hotard Becnel
Lynn Luker
Judge Robin Pittman                                               Hon. Karen Wells Roby                                            Hon. Piper Griffin

* A tribute to Magistrate Wynn was written by Judge Adrian G. Duplantier for the Loyola Law Review (41 Loyola Law Review 399) and can be accessed here:  Wynne Memoriam.