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Wallace P. Carson Jr. Outstanding Achievement Award


The State Family Law Advisory Committee created the Wallace P. Carson Jr. Outstanding Achievement Award to honor a person, agency or organization for outstanding achievement in family law.

Selection Criteria (recipient must have demonstrated one or more of the following):

  •  Recipient has made a significant contribution to family law in Oregon.
  •  Recipient is a visionary.
  •  Recipient is committed to improving court processes for children and families.
  •  Recipient is a role model for other practitioners.
  •  Recipient has high ethical standards.
  •  Recipient is held in high esteem by the family court community, including lawyers, mediators, evaluators, judges and facilitators.

Selection Committee

The recipient is selected by a majority vote of SFLAC members.


SFLAC will present the award at each Family Law Conference.

Past Winners

2006 Award Winner
2008 Award Winner