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
Nominations for the Starr Award are closed at this time.
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.