Past Award Recipients

YearDistinctionRecipient
2015The Ritter AwardFred J. Ball
2015Ramey Award for Distinguished Community ServiceSteven W. Jemison
2015Outstanding Program or Organization AwardOhio Innocence Project, University of Cincinnati College of Law
2015Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & UnderSarah K. Skow
2014The Ritter AwardPatrick J. Perotti - Painesville
2014Ramey Award for Distinguished Community ServiceCarter E. Strang - Cleveland
2014Outstanding Program or Organization AwardAo: Advocating Opportunity - Toledo & Louis Stokes Scholars Progam - Cleveland
2014Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderAngela A. Wu - Oberlin
2013The Ritter AwardReginald S. Jackson, Jr.
2013Ramey Award for Distinguished Community ServiceEdward G. Marks - Cincinnati
2013Outstanding Program or Organization AwardSTART Program - Dayton
2013Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderNicole I. Khoury - Toledo
2012The Ritter AwardRonald W. Dougherty
2012Distinguished Community Service AwardMerle F. Wilberding
2012Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & UnderJason Given
2012Outstanding Program or Organization AwardCourt Community Service
2012Outstanding Program or Organization AwardPerry County Free Legal Clinic
2011The Ritter AwardStephen E. Chappelear
2011Honorary Life Fellowship AwardHarold D. Spears
2011Outstanding Program or Organization AwardFugitive Safe Surrender Program of Cleveland
2011Statewide Community Service for Attorneys 40 and UnderShawna L. L'Italien
2010Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & UnderDanyelle S. T. Wright
2010Outstanding Program or Organization Award Advocates for Basic Legal Equality & Legal Aid of Western Ohio
2010Honorary Life Fellowship Award David C. Weiner
2010The Ritter AwardHon. Richard K. Warren
2009The Ritter AwardRobert M. Clyde
2009Honorary Life FellowshipThe Hon. Charles F. Kurfess
2009Outstanding Program or Organization AwardLegal Aid Society of Cleveland - Community Advocacy Program
2009Outstanding Program or Organization AwardInterfaith Legal Services Clinic at Andrews House
2009Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderJeffrey A. Brauer
2009Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderChad A. Readler
2008Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderEdmund, Robert W.
2008Outstanding Program or Organization AwardCleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 3 Rs Program
2008Honorary Life FellowshipMerz, Michael R.
2008The Ritter AwardShea III, Joseph W.
2007The Ritter AwardBloomfield, Sally W.
2007Honorary Life FellowshipWarner, Charles C.
2007Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderDemlow, Amy L.
2006The Ritter AwardBingle, William J.
2006Outstanding Research AwardBerman, Douglas A.
2006Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardVandervoort, Terre L.
2006Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardMarks, R. Edward
2006Outstanding Program or OrganizationSummer Legal Academy of Cleveland
2006Honorary Life FellowshipChester, John J.
2006Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderLorenzo, Paul Scott
2005The Ritter AwardFlowers, Michael E.
2005Outstanding Research AwardElection Law @ Moritz
2005Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardWeeks, Thomas W.
2005Honorary Life FellowshipJones, Lyonel C.
2005Outstanding Program or OrganizationGreater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project
2005Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderReger, Matthew L.
2004Outstanding Research AwardMelhorn Jr., Donald F.
2004The Ritter AwardApicella, F.M. (Mike)
2004Outstanding Research AwardNordstrom, Robert J.
2004Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardStratton, Justice Evelyn L.
2004Honorary Life FellowsKaram, Earnest
2004Outstanding Program or OrganizationLaw Tuesday of the Toledo Bar Association's Pro Bono Services
2004Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderPeters, Joanne S.
2003The Ritter AwardPorter, Samuel H.
2003Outstanding Research AwardMartyn, Prof. Susan R.
2003Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardAtkin, Jean E.
2003Honorary Life FellowsCole, Eddie M.
2003Outstanding Program or OrganizationToledo Bar Association Law-Related School Education Committee
2003Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderMcCown, Mark K.
2003Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardOrlando, Michael
2002The Ritter AwardFrasier, Ralph Kennedy
2002Outstanding Research AwardFriedman, Howard M.
2002Honorary Life FellowsStith, John S.
2002Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardGiesler, Hon. Kathleen L.
2002Honorary Life FellowsBlackmore III, Josiah Hillerman
2002Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderGarverick, Grant B.
2001The Ritter AwardMorris, Robert G.
2001Outstanding Research AwardWeissenberger, Glen
2001Outstanding Public or Government Service AwardMcColley, Hon. Denise Herman
2001Honorary Life FellowsHarcha Jr., Howard H.
2001Outstanding Program or OrganizationThe Ohio State University Pro Bono Research Program
2001Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderWarner, Linda R.
2000The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeHolschuh, Hon. John D.
2000The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of Justice Toledo Bar Association AIDS Assistance Committee
2000Service to the Public for 50 YearsRadcliffe, Hon. Gerald E.
2000Service to the Public for 50 YearsFisher Jr., Lloyd
2000Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentWeisenberg, William K.
2000Honorary Life FellowsHayward, John F.
2000Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderWellington, Kent
1999The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeDay, Jack G.
1999Service to the Public for 50 YearsLawson Jr., Walter M.
1999Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentBlust, Thomas L
1999Honorary Life FellowsBecker, William C.
1999Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderMartin, David A.
1998The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeRogers, Nancy H.
1998Service to the Public for 50 YearsVorys, Arthur I.
1998Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentFranklin Jr., Hon. Robert V.
1998Honorary Life FellowsWhite, Hon. Harold F.
1998Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderReynolds, Robert J.
1997The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeP.E.A.C.E Program
1997The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeJacobs, Leslie W.
1997Service to the Public for 50 YearsNoble, Edward S.
1997Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentCarr, Hon. James G.
1997Honorary Life FellowsAdrine, Hon. Ronald B.
1997Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderWilliams, John J.
1996The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeMoyer, Chief Justice Thomas J.
1996The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeThe Cleveland Bar Association Juvenile Justice Initiative
1996Service to the Public for 50 YearsGosline, Robert B.
1996Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentPorter, Hon. Walter A.
1996Honorary Life FellowsBell, Albert L.
1996Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderHubbard, Stephen F.
1995The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeThe Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program
1995Service to the Public for 50 YearsBadger, Hon. William W.
1995Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentPotter, Hon. John W.
1995Honorary Life FellowsSchroeder, George E.
1995Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderSzykowny, Thomas E.
1995Statewide Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and UnderCroy, Paul E.
1994The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeMeagher, Hon. John M.
1994Service to the Public for 50 YearsO'Hara, Lloyd H.
1994Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentCavendish, Thomas E.
1994Honorary Life FellowsRedmond, Edward C.
1993The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeToledo Citizen Dispute Settlement Program
1993Service to the Public for 50 YearsBerry, Theodore M.
1993Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentJohnson, C. Terry
1993Honorary Life FellowsMiller, Ivan L.
1992The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeDuncan, Robert M.
1992Service to the Public for 50 YearsGray, Gordon B.
1992Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentAmmer, Hon. William
1992Honorary Life FellowsHarrington, Thomas J.
1991The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeSupreme Court of Ohio's Off-Site Court Program
1991Service to the Public for 50 YearsMyers, Hon. Charlton M.
1991Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentKnepper, William E.
1991Honorary Life FellowsShaffer, Wayne E.
1990The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeThe Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Ohio Mock Trial Program
1990Service to the Public for 50 YearsWeakley, Leonard A.
1990Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentCavitch, Zolman
1990Honorary Life FellowsWright, Hon. J. Craig
1989The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeAllen, Florence E.
1989Service to the Public for 50 YearsMoulton, Robert L.
1989Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentThomas, William K.
1989Honorary Life FellowsBrown, John T.
1988The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeGertner, Abraham
1988Service to the Public for 50 YearsBauknecht, John E.
1988Service to the Public for 50 YearsBaker Jr., Charles P.
1988Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentBeytagh, Francis X.
1988Honorary Life FellowsPickrel, Jack F.
1987The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeBazler, Frank A.
1987The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeCarnahan, John A.
1987Service to the Public for 50 YearsPetri, Kenneth M.
1987Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentMarkus, Richard M.
1987Honorary Life FellowsSchaeffer, Bradley J.
1986The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeOhio Northern University Law Review
1986Service to the Public for 50 YearsWeaner, Karl H.
1986Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentPetrie, Bruce I.
1986Honorary Life FellowsFalsgraf, William W.
1985The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeLocher, Ralph S.
1985Service to the Public for 50 YearsMcNamara, J. Paul
1985Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentHausser, Robert L.
1985Honorary Life FellowsMiller, Joseph B.
1985Honorary Life FellowsVan Aken, William R.
1984Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentMcCormac, John W.
1984Honorary Life FellowsYoung, James L.
1984Service to the Public for 50 YearsMorris, Earl F.
1984The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeMcBride, Robert L.
1983Honorary Life FellowsLeach, Robert E.
1983Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentLynn, Robert
1983Service to the Public for 50 YearsFelger, Carl B.
1983The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeColumbus Night Prosecutors Program
1982Honorary Life FellowsBartlo, Sam D.
1982Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentHarper Jr., Stanley E.
1982Service to the Public for 50 YearsJeffrey, Harry P.
1982Service to the Public for 50 YearsMcMonagle, George J.
1982The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeMcCrystal, James L.
1981Honorary Life FellowsHowland, William L.
1981Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentSchroeder Jr., Oliver
1981Service to the Public for 50 YearsGibson, James Slater
1981The Ritter Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Administration of JusticeLicking County Municipal Court
1980Honorary Life FellowsEckler, John A.
1980Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentVan Aken, William R.
1980Service to the Public for 50 YearsBuckingham, Lisle M.
1979Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentMorris, Earl F.
1979Service to the Public for 50 YearsStern, Leonard J.
1978Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentSaxbe, Hon. William B.
1978Service to the Public for 50 YearsCecil Sr., Lester L.
1977Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentDoyle, Arthur W.
1977Service to the Public for 50 YearsCorrigan, J.J.P.
1976Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentBrowne, W. Bitner
1976Service to the Public for 50 YearsGains, Samuel T.
1975Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentSpangenberg, Craig
1975Service to the Public for 50 YearsKalbfleisch, Girard E.
1975Service to the Public for 50 YearsJamra, Jamille G.
1974Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentYoung, James L.
1974Service to the Public for 50 YearsBrainard, Henry S.
1973Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentO'Neill, C. William
1973Service to the Public for 50 YearsGoldman, Robert P.
1973Service to the Public for 50 YearsNewman, John M.
1972Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentBricker, John W.
1972Service to the Public for 50 YearsSeasongood, Murray
1971Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentZelkowitz, Charles M.
1971Service to the Public for 50 YearsHollister, John Baker
1971Service to the Public for 50 YearsFaust, Leo H.
1970Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentConnett, Hiram L.
1970Service to the Public for 50 YearsThomas, Joseph
1970Service to the Public for 50 YearsHeck Faust, Grace Fern
1969Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentCorrigan, Hon. John V.
1969Service to the Public for 50 YearsLoomis, H.R.
1968Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentHunsicker, Oscar A.
1968Service to the Public for 50 YearsIddings, Andrew S.
1967Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentKear, Russell H.
1967Service to the Public for 50 YearsMcDowell, C. Blake
1966Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentZimmerman, Charles B.
1966Service to the Public for 50 YearsSchapiro, Aronhold C.
1965Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentWeick, Paul C.
1965Service to the Public for 50 YearsDoolittle, Gillum H.
1964Outstanding Research or Service in Law or GovernmentStrong, Frank R.
1964Service to the Public for 50 YearsRitter, George W.