Queensland Law Society

Agnes McWhinney Award

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QLS would like to congratulate the Agnes McWhinney Award recipient for 2013, Michelle James.

The award, named for Queensland’s first admitted female solicitor, recognises outstanding professional or community contribution by a woman lawyer and the significant involvement of women in the legal profession and the community.

As a state-wide award, we encourage nominations from across Queensland, particularly from those in regional and rural issues. 

Nominees must be a current member Queensland Law Society and demonstrated outstanding achievement in both community and legal endeavours. Past, present and continuing contributions and achievements will be considered.

The 2012 Queensland Law Society Agnes McWhinney Award winner was Kelly Roggenkamp.