June 22, 2022. Minnesota State Bar Association President Jennifer Thompson presented the 2022 MSBA Lifetime Achievement Award to George Soule. According to the MSBA:
This award is presented to an experienced member of the State Bar who has continually displayed commitment and contributions to the Bar, the legal profession, and/or the public throughout their career. Recipients of this award are well respected in the legal community for their integrity, competence, career achievement, and service to the bar and/or community. Individuals presented with this award have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to service which goes beyond ordinary expectations.
In accepting the award, George thanked the MSBA and said “I love being a lawyer. It’s all I’ve ever wanted to do. My best friends are lawyers and judges. I’m proud of our profession. I humbly accept this award under the condition that this is not the end – of my lifetime or of my practice of law.”