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The 3rd Annual Diversity Champion Award

Media Advisory
January 14, 2008
Contact: Oroma Mpi
(212) 382-6713

Send in your nominations for

Do you know a lawyer with a demonstrated commitment to improving diversity within the legal profession? If so, nominate him or her for the 2008 Diversity Champion Award!

The New York City Bar Association is now accepting nominations for the Third Annual Diversity Champion Award. This award recognizes individual attorneys whose actions and activities within the legal profession, particularly in New York City, embody the ideals of the NYC Bar’s Statement of Diversity Principles — “facilitate diversity in the hiring, retention and promotion of attorneys and in the elevation of attorneys to leadership positions within our respective organizations.”

No more than three winners will be chosen from the pool of nominations. The Awards Ceremony & Dinner will take place on June 4th.

For a copy of the nomination form and instructions, please click here:

Submit nominations by Wednesday, February 13, 2008 to:
Alex David, Director of the Office for Diversity
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Fax: 212-768-8116

About the Association
The New York City Bar Association ( was founded in 1870, and since then 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.


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