Lawyers’ Association Seeks Nominations for Public Service Awards
NYCLA to honor lawyers in the public sector
What:The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Committee on Public Service Awards, chaired by former NYCLA President Catherine A. Christian, is accepting nominations through July 6 for its Public Service Awards. The Awards will be presented at a special reception on September 12, 2012.
When:Nominations will be accepted through Friday, July 6, 2012.
Where:Send the nominee’s biography and a statement about the nominee’s achievements to the attention of Sophia Gianacoplos, NYCLA Executive Director, by fax: (212) 406-9252; by e-mail: ; or mail to 14 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10007.
Who:Since 1990, NYCLA has annually presented its Public Service Awards to honor lawyers in the public sector who have distinguished themselves as role models, innovators, and problem solvers of complex legal issues. The Awards recognize the efforts of lawyers who dedicate themselves to public service, but whose achievements are not often publicly acknowledged.About the New York County Lawyers’ Association:The New York County Lawyers' Association (www.nycla.org) was founded in 1908 as the first major bar association in the country that admitted members without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or gender. Since its inception, it has pioneered some of the most far‐reaching and tangible reforms in American jurisprudence and has continuously played an active role in legal developments and public policy. ###