Deegan Inn of Court

Riverside, CA


The Biddle Book Award is given to an outstanding attorney who exemplifies the goals of the Inn and for his or her professionalism and dedication to the legal community. The award is in memory of Louise Biddle, former executive director of the Inn and the Riverside County Bar Association.  This award was first presented in the 2005-2006 program year.  This award is presented at the last Inn meeting of each program year, which is typically held in May.

2017-2018:  Aaron Chandler, Riverside City Attorney's Office and Megan Demshki, Aitken Aitken Cohn

2016-2017:  Joshlyn Pulliam, Riverside County District Attorney's Office

2015-2016:  Andrew Salera, Riverside County Public Defender's Office

2014-2015:  Keith Fredric Willis, Orrock Popka Tucker & Dolen

2013-2014:  Christopher Marin, Law Offices of Christopher Marin

2012-2013:  Sophia Choi, Riverside County Counsel's Office and Sylvia Choi, Riverside County District Attorney's Office

2011-2012:  L. Alexandra Fong, Riverside County Counsel's Office

2010-2011:  Ben Eilenberg, Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden

2009-2010:  Jeffrey A. Boyd, Heiting & Irwin and Charity Schiller, Best Best & Krieger LLP

2008-2009: N/A

2007-2008:  Kirsten Birkedal, Thompson & Colegate LLP and M. Douglas Flahaut, judicial law clerk to U.S. Bankruptcy Judges Peter H. Carroll and Robert N. Kwan of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California

2006-2007:  Jenna Acuff, Reid & Hellyer

2005-2006:  Robyn A. Lewis,  The Law Offices of Harlan B. Kistler


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