Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award

Congratulations to the 2022 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award Recipient!

2022 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award Recipient: Su Ming Yeh, Esq., Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project

Su Ming Yeh, Esq. is the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project (PILP). During her almost twenty-year career at PILP, Yeh has improved the lives of thousands of people, protecting the rights of incarcerated people, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and countless others who suffered abuse behind bars.

Su Ming will be honored at the 2022 Access to Justice Awards Benefit on Tuesday October 18th at the Fitler Club. 

The Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award, originally established by the Apothaker family to honor Louis D. Apothaker, recognizes a public interest attorney who is dedicating his or her life to equal access to justice by working in the nonprofit legal services field. The award acknowledges exceptional leadership, dedication and accomplishment, and is accompanied by a $2,500 prize.

This important and prestigious honor is presented annually to an individual who represents the legal community’s commitment to promoting equal access to justice, and embodies the mission of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and its work in support of civil legal aid in Philadelphia.

Recent Past Recipients