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The 2014 Justice Awards will be held on Saturday, October 25th at 6:00 pm at the California Club.

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This annual awards and dinner celebration recognizes exemplary commitment to the pursuit of a more peaceful and just society.  Proceeds further Western Justice Center’s work to build a more civil, peaceful society where differences are valued.

Justice Awards are made in three categories: Champion of Justice (individual), Defender of Justice (law firm) and Advocate of Justice (corporation). 

  • Champions of Justice are tireless advocates of peace as the foundation for a better life and more just society.
  • Defenders of Justice are law firms that demonstrate a continuous and distinguished record of supporting alternative dispute resolution, public service, and community involvement.
  • Advocates of Justice are corporations, or corporate executives, that demonstrate a continuous and distinguished record of improving the communities in which they do business by supporting programs that create safer environments for living, learning and thriving.

Previous Galas

2013

Champion of Justice - Dr. Terrence J. Roberts
Defender of Justice - Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Advocate of Justice - Toyota Motor Sales, USA

2012 Virtual Gala

2011

Champion of Justice - Stephen R. English, Esq.; Molly Munger, Esq.; Connie Rice, Esq.
Defender of Justice - Lim, Ruger & Kim LLP
Advocate of Justice - Alan Buckelew of Princess Cruises

2010

Champion of Justice - Azim Khamisa
Defender of Justice - Latham & Watkins LLP
Advocate of Justice - Southern California Edison

2009

Champion of Justice - Dawn Anna
Defender of Justice - O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Advocate of Justice - Navigant Consulting, Inc.

2008

Champion of Justice - Clarence Avant; Alexandra Nechita
Defender of Justice - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Advocate of Justice - The Walt Disney Company