Denver Bar Association Awards Committee
2014 Awards Nomination Form

Nominate an Outstanding Lawyer, Judge or Educator
The DBA Awards Committee needs your nominations for the DBA awards. Nominate an attorney by submitting a statement of why the nominee deserves the honor. The committee will consider the following criteria: involvement with the DBA; involvement with the CBA; community contributions outside the bar associations and legal career/accomplishments. The statement need not be a complete essay; just provide a few salient points and the committee will follow up with the nominator and nominee for complete details.

Award of Merit—Recognizes outstanding service and contributions to the DBA and legal profession, or rendered in the interest of the improvement of the administration of justice. Criteria: lawyer, judge or law professor who is a regular member of the DBA and whose distinguished career exemplifies the purpose of the Award of Merit. Click here for a list of previous winners.
Nominee
Statement of Support
Judicial Excellence—Honors a DBA member of the judiciary for extraordinary service or exceptional contributions to the improvement of the judicial system. Click here for a list of previous winners.
Nominee
Statement of Support
Young Lawyer of the Year—Recognizes outstanding service and contributions to the DBA, legal profession and community. Criteria: a Denver lawyer who is a member of the DBA and is younger than age 37 or has been in practice less than three years. Click here for a list of previous winners.
Nominee
Statement of Support
Volunteer Lawyer of the Year—Presented to a DBA member who has performed extraordinary voluntary legal or community service. Criteria: lawyer, member of DBA, who has volunteered with distinction for various pro bono projects. Click here for a list of previous winners.
Nominee
Statement of Support
Education in the Legal System—Honors educators and/or schools that exhibit outstanding participation in legal and civics education. This is the first year we have awarded this category.
Nominee
Statement of Support
Outstanding Programs/Projects—Acknowledges the immense efforts of programs that provide legal education, outreach, pro bono services or fundraising. This is the first year we have awarded this category.
Nominee
Statement of Support

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You can also print this form and mail it to:
    Denver Bar Association
    Heather Clark
    1900 Grant St., Suite 900
    Denver, CO 80203