Awarded for efforts that the Bar Association President believes are worthy of recognition.
Commissioner Bart Vandegrift
This award is bestowed upon you in recognition of your long-standing career as an attorney and your public service as a Court Commissioner for Chelan County Superior Court. Your unwavering professionalism, dedication, and integrity to the law and the children, families, and individuals in our community are appreciated, respected, and irreplaceable. Your contribution to the legal community as an advocate, a mentor, and a colleague is immeasurable. On behalf the Chelan Douglas Counties Bar Association, thank you for your service. Your presence on the bench will not be forgotten.
DeForest Neil Fuller
This award is bestowed upon you by the Chelan Douglas Counties Bar Association in recognition of having accomplished an extraordinary level of professionalism during your career. Your colleagues have deemed you to be a thorough, knowledgeable and ethical legal counselor and advocate who also maintains the utmost civility and respect for opposing counsel and the court. For setting a standard all attorneys can hope to achieve, the Chelan Douglas Counties Bar Association thanks you.
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award
Awarded for exemplary volunteer service and commitment to upholding justice.
VAS relies on the consistency and commitment of volunteers, especially at HJP, where every week tenants face overwhelming housing issues and eviction. Not only is Jess a consistent and dependable volunteer but his also a strong advocate of the Housing Justice Project. He passionately and professionally seeks to ensure that landlords and tenants understand their rights and obligations under the landlord tenant act and strives to uphold the law in all cases.
Legal Services Volunteer of the Year Award
Awarded for exemplary volunteer service and commitment to protecting children.