President Otto Stockmeyer welcomed members and guests.
Dewey Cole (R) presented the Brief-Writing Award to David Pratt, a student at Wesleyan School of Law, accompanied by Associate Dean Vicki Rainwater.
Featured speaker Bryan Garner, who presented video clips of U.S. Supreme Court justices speaking about legal writing.
Bryan Garner with a video clip of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Scribes members generously donated door prizes.
Bryan Garner and his daughter Alexandra.
Professor Kristen Adams and Dean Darby Dickerson.
Professor Roy Mersky, who introduced Bryan Garner.
Dean Steve Smith presented a special award to Cooley Law School President Don LeDuc in recognition of the school's support of Scribes.
David Pratt and his wife, Elizabeth.
Judge Michael Hyman announced the winner of the Book Award, Joseph Margulies, who could not attend.