Updated: May 28, 2024

The Awards Committee recognizes and honors WSBA members who make noteworthy contributions and achievements in public service, government service, professionalism, pro bono work, diversity, and other areas for the annual APEX (Acknowledging Professional Excellence) Awards. The committee reviews nominations of outstanding individuals and groups and submits its recommendations for each award category to the Board of Governors for review.

2024 APEX Award Categories and Recipients

Awards Committee Members

Chair Kari Petrasek, Governor, District 2

Hunter Abell, President

Todd Bloom, Governor, District 6

Matthew Dresden, Governor, District 7-North

Mary Rathbone, Governor, District 4

Serena Sayani, Governor, District 7-South

WSBA Staff Liaison (interim):

Jennifer Olegario, Communications and Outreach Manager

jennifero@wsba.org, 206-727-8212

Please direct any comments and questions to jennifero@wsba.org.

Next Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors, pursuant to RCW 42.30.080, that an Awards Committee meeting will be held on:

To be determined.