Judge Diana Murphy Legacy

A TRAILBLAZER AND INSPIRATION

Recipients of the Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award model the legacy of excellence that Judge Murphy demonstrated over the course of her lifetime.

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Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Circle

The Judge Murphy distinction recognizes firms and individuals who advance the vision of Judge Murphy and the mission of the Infinity Project through a sustained and significant philanthropic commitment to the Project.

We are extremely grateful to 

Gustafson Gluek PLLC

as the founding member and lead inaugural donor! 

Read more about Gustafson Gluek's $50,000 impact.

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THE JUDGE DIANA MURPHY LEGACY AWARD

Honors an individual of any gender or an organization which advances the mission of the Infinity Project in one or more of the following ways:

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Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award

The Infinity Project established the Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award in 2008, named in honor of Judge Diana Murphy, the first woman to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. 

 

The award was created to recognize Judge Murphy for her continued legacy of notable contributions, extraordinary achievements, support for women lawyers and judges, and unfailing commitment to equal justice under the law.

 Supports, mentors or advances the professional development of women lawyers or judges

Displays dedicated leadership and advocacy in contributing to the removal of barriers to the full and equal participation of women lawyers on the bench

Demonstrates the highest levels of personal and professional integrity as a member of the bench and bar

Serves as a model of professionalism

Legacy Award

Recipients

Inaugural Award: The Honorable Diana Murphy, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

2011 Award: The Honorable Karen Schreier, Chief, District Court of South Dakota

 

2012 Award: The Honorable Jean Hamilton, Eastern District of Missouri

 

2014 Award: The Honorable Celeste Bremer, Magistrate Judge, District of Iowa

 

2019 Award: Senator Amy Klobuchar

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HON. DIANA MURPHY

2008 INAUGURAL AWARD

First Woman Judge Appointed to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

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HON. KAREN SCREIER

2011 AWARD

Chief Judge, District Court of South Dakota

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HON. JEAN HAMILTON

2012 AWARD

Judge, Eastern District of Missouri

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HON. CELESTE BREMER

2014 AWARD

Magistrate Judge,
District of Iowa

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U.S. SEN. AMY KLOBUCHAR

2019 AWARD

United States Senator, State of Minnesota

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Do you know someone you believe should be considered for the Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award? Let us know!

Thank you for nominating an amazing person!

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