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Deadline Extended for ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law 2009 Frances Perkins Public Service Award Nominations

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

The ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law is seeking nominations for its 2009 Frances Perkins Public Service Award. The Frances Perkins Award honors individuals or institutions who have demonstrated a significant contribution to providing pro bono legal services as defined in Rule 6.1 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Preference will be given to individuals or organizations who have demonstrated such a contribution in the areas of labor or employment law, but all nominations will be given full consideration. The deadline for nomination packages has been extended to July 15, 2009 (from June 15th).

For further information on the Labor and Employment Pro Bono Work Committee, including the Frances Perkins Public Service Award Brochure, see

** For questions, please contact Jim Jones, Assistant Director, Membership & Marketing, ABA Labor and Employment Law Section at 312-988-5593 or by email at


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