Gerhardstein and Branch LGBTQ+ Legal Advocacy Award
The CBA LGBTQ+ Interests Group created the Gerhardstein and Branch LGBTQ+ Legal Advocacy Award in honor of area practitioners, Alphonse A. Gerhardstein and Jennifer L. Branch, whose support of LGBTQ+ rights has been monumental both locally and nationally. The Gerhardstein and Branch LGBTQ+ Legal Advocacy Award is an annual recognition given to area practitioners furthering the cause of LGBTQ+ rights in celebration of National Pride Month.
2021 - M. Freeman Durham, Esq.
2020-Richard Buchanan, Esq.
2019- Lisa T. Meeks, Esq.
2018- Scott E. Knox, Esq.
2017- Robert "Bob" Laufman, Esq. & Kathy Laufman
2016- Alphonse A. Gerhardstein, Esq. & Jennifer L. Branch, Esq.
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