New York City Bar Association Accepting Nominations for the 29th Annual Legal Services Awards

The New York City Bar Association is now accepting nominations for the Twenty-Ninth Annual Legal Services Awards. The award is designed to recognize the efforts of lawyers and non-lawyers who have directly provided free legal services to indigent clients on a full-time basis for an extended period of time. Nominees should have provided these legal services for at least five years.

Nomination forms are available here. Letters of nomination should fully identify the nominee and describe his or her outstanding legal services efforts. Please address nomination letters to the Legal Services Awards Committee, Executive Director’s Office, New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036; or email

For more information, contact Eli Cohen at the Association at 212.382.6660 or email:

The deadline for nominations is Friday April 13, 2018. The Association will honor the winners at a reception on Wednesday, June 13 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

About the Association
The New York City Bar Association, since its founding in 1870, has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the legal profession, promoting reform of the law and access to justice, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association, through its 24,000 members, continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.