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August 15, 2001

O'Connor Award to be Presented Posthumously to Judge Judith J. Jamison

Judge Judith J. Jamison, who sadly passed away on August 11, has been selected as the recipient of the Bar Association's 2001 Sandra Day O'Connor Award.

The award will be presented posthumously at the October Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon on Wednesday, October 24 at noon at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets.

The award, presented by the Association's Women in the Profession Committee, is given to a woman attorney who has demonstrated superior legal talent, achieved significant legal accomplishments and has furthered the advancement of women in both the profession and the community.

Judge Jamison joined Cozen O'Connor in July 1997 as Of Counsel in the Estate Planning and Administration Department. From 1974 to 1990, she was a judge in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, where she was the first woman to serve as an Orphan's Court judge in Pennsylvania. She also served as a special deputy attorney general, special assistant attorney general and assistant attorney general for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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