Tuesday, April 27, 2021

PJ Edmon receives LACBA award

LACBA honors 2/3's PJ with The Shattuck-Price Outstanding Lawyer Award
Established in 1968 to honor two past LACBA presidents, Edward S. Shattuck and Ira M. Price II, the Shattuck-Price Outstanding Lawyer Award is presented to a lawyer or judicial officer who has shown extraordinary dedication to the high principles of the legal profession and to improving the administration of justice.
The Shattuck-Price Outstanding Lawyer Award will be presented to the Honorable Lee S. Edmon in recognition of her dedication and service to the legal profession and the law. Justice Edmon has many accomplishments, and at LACBA alone she served as President during the 1998-1999 bar year, was a former President of the Barristers Section, was named one of LACBA's Trailblazers of the Bar (2011), and received LACBA's Outstanding Jurist Award in 2013. Justice Edmon is a former Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, and is currently Presiding Justice of Division Three of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District. Justice Edmon began her legal career at Adams, Duque and Hazeltine and would later join the law firm of Dewey Ballantine LLP, where she met her husband Honorable Richard J. Burdge, Jr. In the fall of 2000, she was appointed to the bench by the 37th Governor of California, Gray Davis.