Morrow honored for dedication to profession

Margaret Morrow, the first woman president of the State Bar and current nominee for a federal judgeship, was named the recipient of the 1997 Shattuck-Price Memorial Award, the highest honor of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She was cited for outstanding dedication to the principles of the legal profession and the administration of justice.

An appellate specialist with Arnold & Porter of Los Angeles, Morrow has advocated alternative dispute resolution, lobbied against trial court funding cuts, and as president of the LA county bar, supported minority retention and hiring goals and expanded pro bono service.