2022 Louis L. Redding Gala
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About the Louis L. Redding Benefit and Awards Gala

COMMITTEE  MEMBERS

2022 HONOREES:  

 

LOUIS L. REDDING LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT HONOREE 

2022 AWARD RECIPIENT:  

Don C. Brown, Esq., for his promotion and preservation of social justice and equality both locally and nationally, is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Brown formerly worked as Corporate Counsel for DuPont as well as Chief Deputy Attorney General for the Delaware Department of Justice, and has been a leading force for philanthropy and pro bono work for many years.

JUSTICE THURGOOD MARSHALL AWARD HONOREE 

 

2022 AWARD RECIPIENT:

George E. Evans, Esq., as a dynamic and progressive leader who has tirelessly sought to improve and facilitate the administration of justice for all, will receive the Thurgood Marshall Award. In addition to his impactful legal career, Evans played a pivotal role in founding the Delaware Barristers Association in 1993 and has continued to be a guiding light for the Association over the years.

JUDICIAL PROFILE IN EXCELLENCE HONOREE 

2022 AWARD RECIPIENT:

The Honorable Diane Clarke Streett, as a dynamic member of the judiciary who demonstrates a commitment to the highest ideals of ethics, scholarship, and justice for all, is the recipient of the Judicial Profile in Excellence Award. Prior to her appointment to the Delaware Superior Court, Judge Clarke Streett served as the New Castle County Register of Wills and the City Solicitor for the City of Wilmington in addition to other prominent roles.

PAST RECIPIENTS

 

LOUIS L. REDDING LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:

Bryan Stevenson, Esquire (2018)

Kristen Clarke, Esquire (2018)

Irving Morris, Esquire (2018)

The Honorable Jack A. Markell (2017)

Mr. Thomas L. Sager, Esquire (2015)

Mr. Joseph K. West, Esquire (2014)

Vice President of the United States Joseph R. Biden (2013)  

Mr. Stacey J. Mobley, Esquire (2012)

JUDICIAL PROFILE IN EXCELLENCE AWARD:

Chief Justice Leo Strine (2016)

 

JUSTICE THURGOOD MARSHALL AWARD:

Gregory B. Williams, Esq. (2017)

Doneene Keemer Damon, Esq. (2016)

The Late James H. Gilliam, Jr. (2014)

Michael S. Purzycki, Esquire (2014)

The Honorable Charles H. Toliver, IV (Ret.) (2014)

Mr. Hinton J. Lucas, Jr., Esquire (2013)  

Ms. Paulette Sullivan Moore,Esquire (2013)  

The Honorable Alex J. Smalls (2013)  

The Late Honorable Leonard L. Williams (2013)  

The Honorable Joshua W. Martin, III (2012)  

The Honorable Virginia A. Seitz (2012)  

The Honorable Chief Judge Gregory M. Sleet (2012)  

 

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD:

Tony Allen, Ph.D. (2019)

Salome Thomas-El (2017)

Ms. Raye Jones Avery (2015)

Dr. Joseph R. Johnson (2014)

Charles S. McDowell, Esquire (2014)

Ms. Veta T. Richardson, Esquire (2013)

Dean Linda L. Ammons (2012)  

 

EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD:

The Honorable Margaret Rose Henry (2019)

Fred C. Sears II (2016)

Dr. James H. Sills, Jr. (2015)

Nicole Mozee, Esq.,

Co-Chair

Monte Squire, Esq.

Co-Chair

Brionna L. Denby, Esq.,  

Loren Holland, Esq.,

Darryl Parson, Esq.,

Jordan Perry, Esq.,

Samuel Pratcher, Esq.,

Wali Rushdan, Esq.,

Date and Time: Friday, June 17, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Location:   Dupont Country Club,

                   1001 Rockland Road

                   Wilmington, DE 19803

The celebration will honor distinguished members of Delaware’s court, bar, and community for their work, contributions and commitment to liberty and justice for all.  Additionally, this year’s Gala will  highlight Juneteenth and its historical and cultural significance. Please join us for an evening of celebration, remembrance, and dancing!

COVID-19 Precautions: All guests are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test within 48 hours prior to the event.

The Barristers will also recognize and honor the individuals below for their exemplary leadership, commitment, and contributions to the community and legal profession.