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2019 Thirteenth Annual Banquet

October 23, 2019

MAMA Seattle’s Thirteenth Annual Banquet will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seattle. MAMA Seattle is proud to present Michele Storms, Executive Director of ACLU Washington with the MAMA Seattle 2019 Betty Binns Fletcher Leadership and Justice Award.

MAMA Seattle’s Betty Binns Fletcher Leadership and Justice Award is given each year to an individual who has paved the way to success for, and has served as an inspiration to, other women attorneys striving to excel in their legal careers while balancing family demands.

Michele E. Storms

Michele E. Storms is the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU of Washington), former Deputy Director of the ACLU of Washington, and previous Assistant Dean for Public Service and executive director of the William H. Gates Public Service Law program at the University of Washington School of Law. Preceding those roles she served as a statewide advocacy coordinator first at Columbia Legal Services and later at the Northwest Justice Project where over a combined five-year period she coordinated civil legal aid advocacy in the areas of family law, youth and education, housing, elder law, Native American and right to counsel issues. She was also previously on faculty at the University of Washington School of Law where she founded what is now the Child and Youth Advocacy Clinic and taught several other courses.

In addition to her service on numerous boards and guilds both locally and nationally, Michele served on the Washington State Access to Justice Board for six years and the board of One America. Michele is concerned with equity and justice for all and has dedicated her professional and personal attention to access to justice, preservation of freedom and democracy for all and ensuring that all humans safely reside in the “circle of human concern.”


To register for this year’s Annual Banquet, please go to the registration page here. Registration is available here for MAMA Seattle Members, Non-Members, Law Students, Judges, and Sponsors. Registration will close on October 15, 2019. 

For ‘Pay What You Wish’ registration, please contact the Annual Banquet committee at

Questions? Contact us at Looking forward to seeing you at the 2019 MAMA Seattle Annual Banquet!

Our 2019-20 Sponsors – Thank You!

A great big Thank You to our 2019-20 Sponsors (listed below) for their sponsorship and support!

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors 

Bronze Sponsors 

Interested in joining MAMA Seattle as a sponsor? Contact us at for more information!