Three American Bar Association entities are
seeking nominations for awards honoring outstanding practitioners or
The Harrison Tweed Award goes to a state or local
bar association for projects to increase access to civil legal
services by poor persons or criminal defense services to indigents.
Nominations are due April 1; details are online
or by calling Janice Jones at 312/988-5767.
The ABA's Juvenile Justice Center gives its
annual Livingston Hall Juvenile Justice Award to attorneys who
practice in the field with a high degree of skill and dedication in
representing their young clients.
The nomination deadline is April 12 and
information is available by e-mailing Amanda Petteruti at PetteruA@staff.abanet.org.
The Jefferson Fordham Awards honor lawyers and
law firms that have achieved professional excellence in four
categories of state and local government law.
The deadline is April 15; details are online at www.abanet.org/statelocal
or from Jackie Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.