Call for Nominations
The Isidore Starr Award for Excellence in Law-Related Education was established in 1983 by the American Bar Association to recognize outstanding achievement in the field of law-related education (LRE).
Named in honor of Isidore Starr, the widely acknowledged "father of law-related education," the award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions in promoting excellence in law-related education in elementary or secondary schools.
Nominations for the award are accepted on behalf of individuals who have:
- Been active in LRE for at least five (5) years;
- Participated in the development of LRE materials or programs, or made significant other recognized contributions to LRE at the local, state, or national levels;
- Generously contributed time and resources in support of LRE, such as serving on advisory committees, reviewing materials or programs, and responding to requests for assistance;
- Not previously received the award.
Each nomination should include:
- The nominee's contact information;
- The nominee's resume;
- A summary of the nominee’s LRE activities;
- At least 3, but not more than 5, letters of recommendation from individuals who have knowledge of nominee's contributions to law-related education;
- Other relevant pertinent materials that demonstrate nominee's excellence in law-related education
DEADLINE May 31, 2013
Submitting Nomination Materials
Nomination materials should be assembled into one Word or PDF document, not to exceed 25 pages in length or 10 MB in size. The document must be emailed as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next Starr Award for Excellence in Law-Related Education will be presented on Saturday, October 5, 2013, during the closing session of the 28th National Law-Related Education Conference, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Please email any questions, or call 312-988-5739.