2019 Volunteer Recognition & Awards Dinner

Event Info

September 19, 2019
Cocktail hour: 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Dinner & Program: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dessert & coffee: 8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Decatur House
748 Jackson Pl NW
Washington, DC 20006

Award Nominations

Every fall, the Project celebrates volunteer lawyers at its Volunteer Recognition & Awards Dinner. Pro bono firms are nominated by their colleagues for exceptional service to death row prisoners and honored with the Exceptional Service Award.

⇨ Download the Exceptional Service Award nomination form

The Project also recognizes the extraordinary efforts of individual lawyers with the John Paul Stevens Guiding Hand of Counsel Award, which was first presented to Justice Stevens in 2011. 

⇨ Download the JPS Guiding Hand of Counsel nomination form

You can read more about the awards and learn about past award recipients here.

2018 Volunteer Recognition & Awards Dinner

2018 Volunteer Recognition & Awards Dinner


Sponsorship of this event provides us with critical funding that allows us to continue our work year-round. Information about this year's sponsorship packages will be available soon. If you would like to learn more about general sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Project at (202) 662-1738.

To make a tax-deductible financial contribution to the Project and become a part of our life-saving work, you can make a donation online or visit our donation page for additional options.

Thank you for your support!