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Nominations Sought for 26th Annual Legal Services Awards


Eric Friedman
(212) 382-6754

Kathryn Inman
(212) 382-6656

Nominations Sought for 26th Annual Legal Services Awards

New York, April 10, 2015 – The New York City Bar Association is now accepting nominations for the Twenty-sixth 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.

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; fax (212) 398-6634. Nomination forms are also available here. The letter or form can also be emailed to Margot Isaacs at the Association. For more information, email Margot Isaacs or call her at (212) 382-6624.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 24, 2015. The Association will honor the winners at a reception later this spring.