Activities: Award of Legal Merit, University of Idaho College of Law (2005); Judge Mercedes Deiz Award for contribution to minorities and women in the legal profession, Oregon Women Lawyers (2004). Meritorious Service Award, Rotary Club (1996). President’s Public Service Award, Oregon State Bar (1991). Chair of Multnomah Bar Association Committee on the Status of Women (1987). Founders Award (1986), Northwest Women’s Law Center, for pro bono contributions. Volunteer attorney and member, Lawyer’s Committee of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon (1978).
Activities: I Have a Dream Foundation-Oregon, co-founder, former Chair of the Board of Directors, sponsor of first project (educational enhancement and scholarship program for at-risk youth), currently ex officio board member (1990-present).