Michigan lawyers Weekly has won two first-place awards and one second-place award in its category in the 2011 Michigan Press Association (MPA) Better Newspaper Awards.
The paper won first place in the design category; with acknowledgment to production manager Maria Trejo and graphic designer Dawn Davis who design and build the paper.
First and second place were awarded in the Special Sections category for the 2010 Leaders in the Law and 2010 Up & Coming Lawyers sections, respectively. The entire staff was recognized for their various contributions to the sections.
“We at Michigan Lawyers Weekly are elated that the MPA has recognized our work in both graphic design and special sections,” said publisher Don Stemmermann. “This is the result of a combination of teamwork and the efforts of some very talented people. It is also part of a larger commitment to our readers to make sure they enjoy a top-quality product each and every week. “
Members of Colorado Newspaper Association reviewed 2,542 entries submitted by 102 Michigan newspapers.