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Welcome - BIll Robinson, ABA President
Keynote - Cat Kelly, Director of the Missouri State Public Defender System
2011 Professionalism & Excellence Award – Mark SolomonFor exemplifying professionalism and excellence in the service of public defender clients2011 In re Gault Award – Nathan ShirleyFor courageous representation of juvenile defendants 2011 Rosa Parks Award – Rosie Nunn For courageous investigation on behalf of clients 2011 Furman Award – David Barron For courageous representation of capital clients 2011 Anthony Lewis Media Award – Andrew Wolfson, The Courier-JournalFor informing the public on the Gregory Wilson capital case 2011 Gideon Award - Brian Scott WestFor courageously advancing the right to counsel for the accused2011 Public Advocate Award - Senator Tom JensenFor advancing justice through criminal justice reforms.
2011 Public Advocate Award - Representative John TilleyFor advancing justice through criminal justice reforms.2011 Public Advocate Award - Bruce K. DavisFor advancing the integrity of the justice system through the Kentucky Bar Association
2011 Nelson Mandela Lifetime Achievement Award – David E. MurrellFor a lifetime of courageous service in the fight to increase the right to counsel for Kentucky indigent criminal defendants