2011-2012 Awards of Achievement

Volume 38, Number 2

The annual Awards of Achievement program provides ABA YLD affiliated national, state, local, and specialty bar young lawyer organizations the opportunity to submit their best projects for evaluation by a jury of their peers. For more information about this and other award programs visit www.americanbar.org/groups/ young_lawyers/awards_scholarships.html.

Comprehensive

Division 1A—More than 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Texas Young Lawyers Association

2ND PLACE

Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division

Division 1B—Between 3,000 and 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

2ND PLACE

South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section

Washington State Bar Young Lawyers Division

Division 1C—Fewer than 3,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

2ND PLACE

Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Division 2A—More than 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Division 2B—Between 800 and 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Houston Young Lawyers Association

2ND PLACE

Austin Young Lawyers Association

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Hillsborough County Bar Association—Young Lawyers’ Division

New Lawyers Committee of the Oakland County (Michigan) Bar Association

Division 2C: Fewer than 800 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Smith County Young Lawyers Association

Service to the Public

Division 1A—More than 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Texas Young Lawyers Association

The Unconscious Truth—Physical and Legal Effects of Underage Binge Drinking (Comprehensive Project #1)

2ND PLACE

Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference

No Bills Night

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division

Georgia Legal Food Frenzy

Division 1B—Between 3,000 and 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Habitat for Humanity Wills Clinic

2ND PLACE

Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

You’re 18 Now—It’s Your Responsibility! A Legal Guide for Young Adults in Oklahoma

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section

Pride Conference: Empowering Women for the New Millennium

North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

NCBA YLD Rule of Law Conference—Wilmington, NC

Washington State Bar Young Lawyers Division

Washington First Responder Will Clinic

Division 1C—Fewer than 3,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Why Lincoln Was a Lawyer

2ND PLACE

Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Lawyers in the Classroom/Kids in the Courtroom

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

U @18

Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Ask a Lawyer

Division 2A—More than 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Active-Duty and Veterans Education Program

Division 2B—Between 800 and 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Austin (Texas) Young Lawyers Association

Permanency Project

2ND PLACE

Allegheny County (Pennsylvania)Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Youth Court

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Hillsborough County (Florida) Bar Association—Young Lawyers’ Division

Bay Area Volunteer Lawyers Program—Family Forms Clinic

New Lawyers Committee of the Oakland County (Michigan) Bar Association

Holiday Adopt-a-Family Project

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Legal Readers

Division 2C: Fewer than 800 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Smith County (Texas) Young Lawyers Association

Smith County National Adoption Day Celebration

Service to the Bar

Division 1A—More than 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Texas Young Lawyers Association

Breaking the Silence: A Path to Finding Mental Health

2ND PLACE

Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference

First Day in Practice

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division

Georgia Legal Services Program Call to Service

Division 1B—Between 3,000 and 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

NC Bar Association Wellness Committee

2ND PLACE

South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

SC Bar Convention

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section

Project “I am YLS-SBM”

Division 1C—Fewer than 3,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Oregon New Lawyers Division

From Po Se to Pro Bono: Connecting New Lawyers with People in Need

2ND PLACE

Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Conversations with the Government

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

“Why Lincoln Was a Lawyer” Professional Service Project

Division 2A—More than 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

YLS Survey of the Current State of the Profession and the Organized Bar

Division 2B—Between 800 and 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

New Lawyers Committee of the Oakland County (Michiga

Bar Association

Motion Day Mentoring

2ND PLACE

Austin (Texas) Young Lawyers Association

Leadership Academy

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Hillsborough County (Florida) Bar Association—Young Lawyers’ Division

Judicial Shadowing Day

Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) Bar Association Young

Lawyers Section

An Evening with the Bigwigs

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Legal Readers

Division 2C—Fewer than 800 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Lubbock County (Texas) Young Lawyers Association

LCYLA 50th Anniversary Gala

2ND PLACE

Smith County (Texas) Young Lawyers Association

To Kill a Mockingbird: Civil Liberties at The Liberty

Minority

Division 1A—More than 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Texas Young Lawyers Association

Attorneys Without Borders (Comprehensive Project #15)

2ND PLACE

Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference

Celebration Bench Bar Dinner

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division

Inclusive Leadership Initiative

Division 1B—Between 3,000 and 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Color of Justice

2ND PLACE

North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

Legal LINK

Division 2A—More than 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Diversity, Inclusion and the Young Lawyer

Division 2B—Between 800 and 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Houston Young Lawyers Association

HYLA Minority Report

2ND PLACE

Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Steps to Diversity

Newsletter

Division 1A—More than 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Texas Young Lawyers Association

TYLA eNews

2ND PLACE

State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division

The YLD Review

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference

Docket Call Newsletter

Division 1B—Between 3,000 and 8,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

SC Bar YLD Newsletter

2ND PLACE

Washington State Bar Young Lawyers Division

De Novo Newsletter

CERTIFICATE OF PERFORMANCE

North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

NCBA YLD Newsletter Application—The Advocate

Division 1C—Fewer than 3,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

YLS Network

2ND PLACE

Kansas Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section

The YLS Forum

Division 2A—More than 2,000 young lawyer members

1ST PLACE

Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

YLS Health & Wellness E-Newsletter

 

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