Nominations Sought for 28th Annual Legal Services Awards

The New York City Bar Association is now accepting nominations for the Twenty-Eighth Annual Legal Services Awards. The award recognizes 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.

Downloadable and printable nomination forms are available on the City Bar website at Please address nominations 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 to submit your nomination.

For more information, contact Margot Isaacs at (212) 382-6624 or

The deadline for nominations is April 21, 2017. The Association will honor the winners at a reception on June 6, 2017 at the City Bar.

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 profession, promoting reform of the law and providing service to the profession and the public.  The Association 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.