About the Rosner & Rosner Young Lawyers Professionalism Award

ABOUT THE ROSNER & ROSNER YOUNG LAWYERS PROFESSIONALISM AWARD

The award recognizes and encourages young lawyers who are dedicated to lawyer professionalism. The award is supported by the Rosner and Rosner Justice Fund and administered by the Center for Professional Responsibility. The fund and award are named by donor Seth Rosner in honor and in memory of his partners, Oscar S. Rosner, his father, and Jonathan L. Rosner, his brother. The award honors young lawyer commitment to legal and judicial ethics, lawyer professionalism, client protection and professional regulation. The award recipient receives a lifetime complimentary membership in the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, complimentary registration for the Center’s National Professional Responsibility Conference, and a complimentary one-year subscription to the web-based version of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct.

The award is presented during the National Conference of Bar Presidents, National Association of Bar Executives and National Conference of Bar Foundations Annual Awards Luncheon held each August during the ABA Annual Meeting.  Luncheon tickets for the award recipient and one guest will be provided.  In addition, the recipient will be reimbursed up to $500 in travel expenses.

Representatives of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility and the ABA Young Lawyers Division serve on the selection committee. Nominations are accepted until March 31.


NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2015 AWARD
ARE CLOSED.

 

2015 Award Recipient

 

Regine FrancoisMaryland attorney Emmanuelle Regine Francois, E. Regine Francois Law, LLC, focuses her practice on civil trial work.  She is former Executive Director of the Maryland Professionalism Center, Inc. where she worked to develop, coordinate and implement initiatives that promote civility in the legal profession and enhance the public’s trust in the legal community.  Prior to that, she served as an Associate at the Rockville, MD. law firm of Gleason, Flynn, Emig & Fogleman focusing on medical malpractice and personal injury defense. Read more

 

 
  
  
  
  
  

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