Nominate an Outstanding Lawyer
The DBA Awards Committee is looking for nominations for the following awards: Award of Merit; Volunteer Lawyer of the Year; Young Lawyer of the Year; and Judicial Excellence. Please send your nominations by Jan. 9.
Your nomination should fit the specific award criteria and focus on the nominee’s: involvement with the DBA; involvement with the CBA; community contributions outside of the Bar Associations; and legal career/accomplishments. Please submit a statement (e-mail preferred) with the name, award and summary of why that person deserves the honor. Send nominations to Christine McManus, email@example.com, or at DBA, 1900 Grant Street, Ste. 900, Denver, CO 80203.
DBA AWARD OF MERIT
The 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.
DBA VOLUNTEER LAWYER OF THE YEAR
This award is 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.
DBA YOUNG LAWYER OF THE YEAR
The Young Lawyer of the Year award 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 3 years.
This award recognizes excellence in the Denver courts.