RBGG’s Jane E. Kahn, is the recipient of the 2012 Fay Stender Award from California Women Lawyers. The award was presented at CWL’s 38th Annual Dinner on October 11, 2012 in Monterey, CA. For more information about Jane’s remarkable accomplishments, read CWL’s press release and Jane’s acceptance speech.
California Women Lawyers, the only statewide bar association dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the profession of law and society, established the award in 1982 in honor of Fay Stender, a San Francisco Bay Area attorney who spent much of her professional life fighting for prisoners’ rights. RBGG’s Gay Grunfeld is a previous recipient of the award.