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Barry honors Judge Sharp.

Barry Honors Judge Sharp: Former Judge Winifred J. Sharp recently received Barry University's Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law's Allies for Justice Award. Sharp, who retired after serving 27 years as a judge for the Fifth District Court of Appeal, was recognized for her advocacy for women and children's issues. She has been involved in the equal rights movement and Florida child care initiatives, and has remained active on women's issues through membership in groups like the League of Women Voters and the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, and as a past president of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She has also been active in organizations that protect the rights of children and the mentally ill, which has been portrayed through her roles as past president of the Child Care Resources Network, a member of the Florida Council for Community Mental Health, and a board member of the Beth Johnson Community Mental Health Center.

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Title Annotation:Legal Roundup; Barry University's Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law's Allies for Justice Award goes to Winifred J. Sharp
Publication:Florida Bar News
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jun 1, 2009
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