Monthly Archives: June 2015

Federal Bar Association of Oregon Awards Julia Markley the James M. Burns Federal Practice Award

OAPABA’s founding president, Julia Markley, received the Honorable James M. Burns Federal Practice Award on May 28, 2015. Named in honor of a widely respected federal trial judge, the late James M. Burns, the Federal Bar Association for the District of Oregon (Oregon FBA) gives the award to lawyers who have “improved the practice of law before the U.S. District Court of Oregon.” Congratulations, Julia!

OAPABA President-Elect Liani Reeves Recipient of OWLS Mercedes Deiz Award


Congratulations to Liani Reeves on being the 2015 Oregon Women Lawyers Judge Mercedes Deiz Award winner!  The Judge Mercedes Deiz Award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to promoting minorities in the legal profession and in the community.  A well-deserved award for Liani!

Liani was recognized for her award at the 23rd Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner on March 13, 2015.