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Seeking Nominations for Professional Lawyer, Pro Bono, & Diversity Awards

Posted By Paula Collis, Friday, October 7, 2016
Updated: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Santa Clara County Bar Association is pleased to announce it is seeking nominations to honor our local legal professionals.
We encourage you to nominate individuals who qualify for each award, to be presented at the SCCBA Annual Judges Night on November 9, 2016. Please click on the links below to submit your nominations. The deadline for submitting the nomination forms is Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at 4:45 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL LAWYER OF THE YEAR

The Selection Committee uses the following criteria to determine the recipient:

  • An active, respected practitioner;
  • Unimpeachable character;
  • Embodies standards set forth in the SCCBA Code of Professionalism.
  • The recipient should be a role model not only for the past but for the present requiring that the recipient be currently engaged in the practice of law.

 

Submit Nomination →

PRO BONO AWARD

The Selection Committee uses the following criteria to determine the recipient. They may rely on any one or combination of these factors:

  • An active, respected practitioner;
  • Sustained commitment over time;
  • Extraordinary commitment of time over a continuous period;
  • Impact of the pro bono services provided;
  • Diversity of the recipients from year to year (this includes all types of diversity including practice area; individual vs. law firm; ethnicity; sexual orientation; gender; geography).

 

Submit Nomination →

DIVERSITY AWARD

The Selection Committee uses the following criteria to determine the recipient. They may rely on any one or combination of these factors:

  • Demonstrated long-term commitment to promoting diversity in the profession;
  • Particularly noteworthy achievement during the recent past in diversity work;
  • Outstanding personal leadership or groundbreaking achievement;
  • Any other factors the committee deems appropriate to the promotion of under-represented minority groups or women, in the legal profession.

 

Submit Nomination →

The deadline to receive all nominations is October 19, 2016 at 4:45pm.Thank you for supporting the recognition of the hard work put forth by members of our legal community.

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