An alumna of the University of Wisconsin Law School has been named Wisconsin Law Journal's 2012 Woman of the Year. Lt. Col. Robyn Blader '95 accepted the honor June 21 at the annual Women in Law awards ceremony, which recognizes women who have made their mark on Wisconsin's legal community.
Blader practices family law at her Wautoma law office, founded in 1997. She also serves in the Wisconsin National Guard and recently returned from a six-month deployment in Afghanistan.
Award recipients are nominated by their peers and selected by a judging panel of Wisconsin Law Journal editorial staff. Among this year's 25 Women in Law honorees were nine women, including Blader, who are affiliated with the UW Law School. They include:
- Robyn Joy Blader ‘95
- Colleen B. Beaman ’81
- Janice N. Bensky ‘83
- Carin Clauss, Professor Emerita
- Meg Gaines ’83, Director, Center for Patient Partnership
- Carol A. Gehl ‘87
- Diane Slomowitz ‘80
- Michelle Umberger ‘97
- Deja S. Vishny ‘80
Submitted by Law School News on June 27, 2012