Many members of the Inn have been recognized by the American Inns of Court throughout the years:
Two Inn members have received the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award for Professionalism and Ethics. This award is presented to a person "who has rendered exemplary service in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence." In 1999, Inn leader Robert R. Merhige, Jr., United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, received this honor. In 2019, this award was presented to Donald W. Lemons, former Inn President from 2002-2004, former President of the American Inns of Court from 2010-2014, and current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Two members of the Inn have received the Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Professional Service. This award honors an American Inn of Court member in practice ten or fewer years for excellence in public interest or pro bono activities. In 2003, Inn member Maya Eckstein was presented with this award and in 2007, Inn member Christy E. Kiely was honored with this award.