Awards

Currently Open

Nominations are currently being accepted for the following awards

Louis M. Brown Award
Honors programs that meet the unmet legal needs of the middle class and those of moderate incomes
Nominations due November 30

ABA Awards

ABA Partnership Awards
Honor bar association projects that increase diversity in the profession

Alexander Award
Honors people and organizations that help students of color, in the educational "pipeline" from pre-school through law school, enter the legal profession.

E. Smythe Gambrell Awards
Recognize projects that enhance lawyer professionalism

Harrison Tweed Award
Recognizes programs that increase legal services access to poor persons

John Marshall Award
Honors an individual who has made a positive national impact on the justice system.

Louis M. Brown Award
Honors programs that meet the unmet legal needs of the middle class and those of moderate incomes

Outstanding Law Day Activity Awards
Honor activities that build public understanding of law, using the year’s Law Day theme

Pro Bono Publico Awards
Honor institutions in the legal profession that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to volunteer legal services for the poor and disadvantaged

Solo and Small Firm Awards
Celebrate the accomplishments and efforts of outstanding solo and small firm practitioners, as well as bar leaders and bar associations

NABE Awards

NABE Bolton Award
Recognizes exceptional professionalism and achievement by a bar executive

NABE LexisNexis Community and
Educational Outreach Awards

Honors outstanding bar public service and law-related education programs

NABE Peer Excellence Award
Recognizes significant contribution to NABE by a member

NCBF Awards

NCBF/ LexisNexis Partnerships for Success Award
Honors bar foundation initiatives that make a significant impact in their community

NCBP Awards

NCBP Fellows Award
Recognizes continuing commitment to leadership, service, the organized bar, and to NCBP by a past bar president