Each year the Diversity Committee of the Santa Clara County Bar Association presents the Unsung Heroes Awards. This year, the Unsung Heroes Reception is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Fallon House Gardens, corner of St. John and San Pedro Streets.
The Diversity Committee invites interested individuals to submit nominations for individuals or organizations deserving this recognition. Complete the nomination form below. Deadline for submission is Friday, March 18, 2016.
Selection criteria is as follows:
- a minority attorney who has blazed a path for other minority attorneys and/or who has advanced, affected or promoted diversity in the Santa Clara County legal community without notoriety or other public recognition for these efforts; and/or
- an organization or individual, regardless of ethnicity, demonstrating a longstanding commitment of advancing, effecting or promoting diversity in the legal profession; and/or promoting equal access to the administration of justice for individuals, particularly minorities; and
- a nominee should work or be active in the legal community in Santa Clara County; and
- preferably, though not exclusively, be a member of and active in the Santa Clara County Bar Association.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Irene Cortez.