2013 Thomas G. Cannon Equal Justice Medal Winners

The Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee would like to congratulate the 2013 Equal Justice Medal winners. The winners were announced at our annual luncheon last week.

Nancy J. Sennett

NANCY J. SENNETT is one of the state’s most accomplished lawyers. Born in Milwaukee, she is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin and graduated cum laude from Northwestern University Law School where she was Notes and Comments Editor of the law review. She recently completed a term as managing partner at Foley & Lardner LLP. Her specialties are commercial and business litigation. Nancy is a member of the Greater Milwaukee Committee and has been active in numerous charities.

Dolly Grimes-Johnson

DOLLY GRIMES-JOHNSON has devoted her life to the cause of justice for battered women and their children. During the past thirty years, the native of Liberia in West Africa has served with compassion and distinction as an advocate and Director of the Sojourner Truth House, a 46-bed shelter for victims of domestic violence. Over the course of three decades, she has worked with approximately 25,000 mothers and children.

Crocker Stephenson

CROCKER STEPHENSON is an award-winning reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He joined the old Milwaukee Sentinel in 1987 after graduating from the University of North Carolina Law School at Chapel Hill. His assignments have taken him to the cloud forests of Ecuador in search of a missing boy, to refugee camps in Macedonia, and to Iraq to cover the war there. He currently specializes in child welfare and poverty issues.