THE CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MARSHALL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Chief Justice John Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award is the Judge Advocate Foundation’s highest award.  The Foundation established the award, commemorating Chief Justice Marshall, a Continental Army Officer and Judge Advocate, to honor individuals who served as a judge advocate and who separated from military service after meeting their required term of service, and subsequently made great contributions and achievements outside of the military legal sector. 

2023 – Major General (Ret.) Richard Roth, USAF, California State Senator

2022 – Brigadier General (Ret.) Malinda Dunn, USA, Executive Director of the American Inns of Courts Foundation

2021 – Dr.  John S. Baxter, Col, USAF, Ret

2020 – No dinner/No award

2019 – Harry Pearce, USAFA Grad, USAF JA, Executive VP, GC, and Vice-Chairman of General Motors

2018 – Major General (Ret.) Kenneth Gray, U. S. Army DJAG and VP for Student Affairs at WVU

2017 – Ambassador Richard Verma (USAF)

2016 –  Judge Coral Wong Pietsch, U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and BG, JA, USAR (Ret.)

2015 –  Professor Frederic I. Lederer, William & Mary School of Law(USA/USAR)

2014 –  Hon. Carl E. Stewart, Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit (USA)

2013 –  No Award/No Dinner due to sequestration and construction of new AN Club

2012 – Dean Blake Morant, Wake Forest School of Law (USA)

2011 – John T. (“Til”) Hazel, Jr., Esq. (USA)

2010 – Patrick E. Higginbotham, Senior Judge, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (USAF)

2009 – Royce C. Lamberth, Chief Judge, US District Court for the District of Columbia (USA)

2008 – William P. Greene, Jr., Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (USA)

2007 – Congressman Roger F. Wicker (USAF)

2006 – H.F. “Sparky” Gierke, Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (USA)

2005 – Major General William K. Suter, USA (Ret.), Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States

2004 – Senator Lindsey O. Graham (USAF)

2003 – Anthony J. Principi, Secretary of Veterans Affairs (USN)

2002 – H. Robert Mayer, Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (USA)

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