Hawley Troxell partner Paula L. Kluksdal is the first winner of the Idaho Women Lawyers Setting the Bar Award. Kluksdal will be recognized for the achievement at the inaugural Celebrating Women in the Law Gala on March 14.
This award honors a female lawyer who is respected in her field for service and for championing and mentoring others. Kluksdal earned the award for her work with the Fourth District Bar Association and Idaho Partners Against Domestic Violence, her commitment to Hawley Troxell, and for serving as a role model for women in leadership.
Kluksdal is co-chairwoman of the banking department at Hawley Troxell and focuses her practice on real estate and finance. She has served on the executive committee of Idaho Partners Against Domestic Violence since 2005 and is the first woman to serve on Hawley Troxell’s board of partners. She won the Idaho State Bar Outstanding Service Award in 2001, was one of Idaho Business Review’s Women of the Year in 2008, and won the Women’s and Children’s Alliance TWIN Award in 2007.