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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 7, 2013

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon Lee will receive the Lizzie Crozier French Women's Leadership Award on June 14 at the East Tennessee Women's Leadership Summit in Knoxville. Lee is being recognized for supporting and empowering women advancing in society, the Knoxville Daily Sun reports. The award is named for French, who fought for women’s suffrage and was the first woman to address the Tennessee General Assembly and run for the Knoxville City Council. Lee is a past president of the East Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women, board member of the Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women and the first woman to serve on the Eastern Section of the Tennessee Court of Appeals. Registration information for the event is available online.