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New York City Bar Association 2008 Legal Services Awards

Friday, February 15, 2008

  • Organization: New York City Bar Association

The New York City Bar Association is now soliciting nominations for the Nineteenth Annual Legal Services Awards. Sponsored by the Legal Services Awards Committee, the Association will present up to five awards of $500 each to winners working full time in providing direct legal services to low income clients. The Association will honor the winners at a reception currently scheduled for May 15, 2008.

People eligible for this award are:
• Attorneys who have, for an extended period during their career, devoted themselves to the direct provision of free legal services to indigent persons.

In addition, the Legal Services Awards Committee will consider making an award to:
• Nonlawyers who have, for an extended period during their career, devoted themselves to and supported the process of providing free legal services to indigent persons.

If you would like to nominate someone to receive a Legal Services Award, please download a nomination form and a) return it via email to form to gbrown@nycbar.org, b) fax to 212-389-6634 or c) mail it to the Legal Services Awards Committee, Executive Director's Office, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.

For more information contact Gabrielle Brown at the Association, (212) 382-6624 or email: gbrown@nycbar.org.

Nominations are due Monday, March 31, 2008.

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