Dean Jelani Jefferson Exum and alumna Dana M. Warnez ’96 were award recipients of the WLAM.

April 05, 2022

Dean Jelani Jefferson Exum was among the 2022 award recipients given by the The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM). She received the Geraldine Bledsoe Ford Award, given in honor of the first black female judge elected in the United States as a non-incumbent, and in recognition of the commitment and support towards promoting diversity and inclusion for all people.

State Bar of Michigan President and Detroit Mercy Law alumna Dana M. Warnez ’96 was awarded The Jean L. King Leadership Award, in honor of the fearless Attorney Jean Ledwith King, a pioneer of self-determination for females, and in recognition of the visionary leadership and efforts towards the advancement of women in the legal profession.