Isidore Starr Award

Call for Nominations

The Award
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.


Qualifications
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.

Nomination Packets
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
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Award Presentation
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.

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