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Texas Women Lawyers Association Honors Jennifer Ryback with 2022 Brenda Tso Rising Young Lawyer Award 

McGuire, Craddock & Strother is pleased to announce that shareholder Jennifer Larson Ryback is the recipient of this year’s Brenda Tso Rising Young Lawyer Award, which recognizes an outstanding young woman lawyer who is actively supporting the mission of Texas Women Lawyers organization.

The award champions an individual who “serves as a vehicle for the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas among women’s bar associations, to promote continuing legal education and to promote the advancement of women in society and in the administration of justice.”

Texas Women Lawyers is an umbrella group for regional women lawyer bar associations across the state and is committed to the empowerment of women attorneys and promoting the profession’s highest ethical and professional standards. The group advocates for the interests of women in the justice system and society and works with regional organizations throughout the state and on a national level.

Ms. Ryback received the award during the Texas Women Lawyers annual meeting and CLE on April 29 at the TPC Craig Ranch.

“My path as a lawyer has benefitted from many great role models and the support of organizations like Texas Women Lawyers,” Ms. Ryback said. “I’m truly inspired by this recognition, and I’m hopeful that I can set an example and provide the same measure of support for those who follow.”

This latest award follows several recent honors recognizing Jennifer’s leadership in the legal community. She currently serves as VP of Programming for the Dallas Women Lawyers Association and is a recipient of its Rising Raggio Award. She has served as President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers and is a recipient of the organization’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award. In addition, Jennifer has been selected by peers for numerous honors, including D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” and “Best Lawyers in Dallas” and the Texas Rising Stars list by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly.