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ABA Seeking Nominations for National Public Service Award

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

  • Organization: ABA Business Law Committee on Pro Bono

The ABA Section of Business Law Committee on Pro Bono is seeking nominations for its 2007 National Public Service Award. The Award will be presented at the Section's Spring Meeting to be held in Washington, DC, March 14 - 18, 2007. The Award recognizes significant pro bono legal services which demonstrate a commitment to providing services to the poor in a business context. Two National Public Service Awards will be presented: one recognizing the pro bono contributions of an individual, and one recognizing the pro bono contributions of a law firm or corporate law department. Nominees for the Award may be individuals, firms or corporate law departments who provide business legal services to the poor or to organizations that serve the poor. Award recipients must have:

* Demonstrated dedication to the development or delivery of pro bono business legal services,

* Contributed significant work toward developing innovative approaches to the delivery of pro bono business legal services, or

* Provided sustained pro bono business counsel to organizations and/or micro-enterprises in aid of community development.

Submit nominations at:
http://www.abanet.org/buslaw/committees/CL600000pub/awards/nosearch/v2.html

For more information about the National Public Service Award please visit the Section's web site at: http://www.abanet.org/buslaw/committees/CL600000pub/npsa.shtml.

If you have any questions or comments about the Award, contact Allyn M. O'Connor at oconnora@staff.abanet.org.

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