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In Her Chambers

The American Judicature Society honored Abrahamson with its first ever Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence because her opinions made clear that the bench, bar, and community could entrust her with the most complex cases of the most far-reaching import. During marathon research and writing sessions, Abrahamson taught her craft to scores of law clerks and judicial assistants. Explore their firsthand accounts of what it was like to work in her chambers.

Shirley Abrahamson in her chambers, sitting at her cluttered desk

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