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The Barristers' Committee seeks your nomination for the Barrister of the Year Award.

Each year the Barristers’ Committee recognizes a stand out SCCBA Barrister with the Barrister of the Year Award. The award recognizes a new lawyer who has contributed to the legal profession through their professional and community activities.  The criteria for the award are as follows:

  • Age 35 or younger or practiced law for fewer than 5 years;

  • Active member of the CA Bar;

  • Member of the SCCBA whose primary practice is in Santa Clara County;

  • Actively participates for at least one year, making significant contributions, in at least one of the following:

    • SCCBA or State Bar Committee

    • Pro bono activities, including serving on the board of directors of a legal agency or legal services fund raising committee; and/or

    • Other community activities that benefit the legal profession and/or practice of law

  • Demonstrated professional skill and judgment significantly beyond that expected for a lawyer with his or her experience level.


You may also fax or email your nomination letter to Attn: Paula Collis at; Fax (408) 850-1506.

Nominations will be accepted until May 10, at 4:45 pm. The award will be presented at a luncheon in June. Your thoughtful participation and support in helping us present this award is greatly appreciated.

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