E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards
The E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards are bestowed annually by the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. The Awards honor excellence and innovation in professionalism programs by law schools, bar associations, professionalism commissions and other law-related organizations.
The Gambrell Awards were established in 1991 and are named for E. Smythe Gambrell, ABA and American Bar Foundation president from 1955 to 1956. Gambrell founded the Legal Aid Society in Atlanta, where he practiced law from 1922 until his death in 1986.
- The 17th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Initiative: A Joint Program of the 17th Judicial Circuit of Illinois, the Winnebago County Bar Association and the Boone County Bar Association-IL (2012)
- ISBA Mentor Match Program: Indiana State Bar Association PLEADS Section (2012)
- Professional Responsibility and Ethics Program (PREP): University of Miami School of Law-FL (2012)
Nominations for the 2013 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards are now closed. Recipients will be notified in June 2013 and awards will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in August.
Questions regarding the awards should be directed to Paul A. Haskins, Lead Counsel at (312) 988-5175 or via email: Paul.Haskins@americanbar.org.