Fund Type: Committee Advised
Regional Foundation: Franklin County Foundation
The Edmund C. Wingerd Jr. Award was created in 2002 to honor the integrity, professionalism, discretion, commitment to client, and commitment to community that distinguished the law practice of the late Edmund C. "ted" Wingerd, Jr. An Edmund C. Wingerd, Jr. Award recipient will be selected every two years by the Franklin County Bar Association, of which Ted Wingerd was a member for nearly 55 years. The winner will be selected in September for formal recognition in December. It is the goal of the Edmund C. Wingerd, Jr. Award to recognize those attorneys in the Franklin County Bar Association who carry on the honorable tradition of private client solicitor - someone who thoroughly understand and honors the needs of his clients and consistently demonstrates professional and personal deportment in addressing and serving those needs. Along with those characteristics, Edmund C. Wingerd, Jr. Awardees must exhibit a commitment to their community; a commitment to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in the practice of law; and a recognition of and commitment to serving the needs of the underprivileged.