ISIAL hosts scholarship, awards dinner


– Photos by John Meiu

The Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers (ISIAL) recently hosted its Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner at the Gem Theatre in Detroit. The evening featured drinks, dinner, dancing and an awards presentation.

PHOTO #1: On hand to welcome guests for the evening were (left to right) retired Judge James McCann, ISIAL President Joseph McGill, ISIAL board member Michael Bryce, Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Michael Riordan, ISIAL Past President Meghan Riordan, Jack Cahill, retired Judge Gail McKnight, Al Rutledge, Wayne County 16th District Court Chief Judge Kathleen McCann, Tom Myers and Dennis Cleary.

PHOTO #2: During the event, the Thomas “Tiger” Thornton Award was awarded to Jack Cahill (left) and the Charles R. Rutherford Jr. Award was presented to Oakland County 52-4 District Court Judge Maureen M. McGinnis (right).

PHOTO #3: Also during the evening, scholarships were presented to (left to right) Margaret Reidy and John Fitzgerald.