January 14, 2014

Awards

 

*** See the new 2014 SEER Awards webpage. Changes and additional information will be added periodically. ***

 

 

State or Local Bar Environment, Energy, and Resources Program of the Year Award


The State or Local Bar Environment, Energy, and Resources Program of the Year Award will be given in recognition of the best CLE program or public service project of the year focused on issues in the field of environmental, energy, or natural resources law. The program or project must have occurred during the 2012 calendar year. Nominees are likely to be State or Local Bar sections or committees focused on environmental, energy, and natural resources issues.

The deadline for nominations has passed. The Award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

More information on this award

2013 Nomination Form

2013 Flyer

View Past Recipients


Environment, Energy, and Resources Dedication to Diversity and Justice Award

The Environment, Energy, and Resources Dedication to Diversity and Justice Award recognizes and honors the accomplishments of a person, entities, or organizations that have made significant accomplishments or demonstrated recognized leadership in the areas of environmental justice and/or a commitment to gender, racial, and ethnic diversity in the environment, energy, and natural resources legal area. Accomplishments in promoting access to environment/energy/resources rule of law and to justice can also be recognized via this award.

The deadline for nominations has passed. The Award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

 

More information on this award

2013 Nomination Form

2013 Flyer

 


Award for Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy

This award recognizes individuals or organizations who have distinguished themselves in environmental law and policy, contributing significant leadership in improving the substance, process or understanding of environmental protection and sustainable development.

The Award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

The deadline for nominations has passed. The Award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

 

More information on this award

2013 Nomination Form

2013 Flyer

View Past Recipients


Environment, Energy, and Resources Government Attorney of the Year Award

The Environment, Energy, and Resources Government Attorney of the Year Award will recognize exceptional achievement by federal, state, tribal, or local government attorneys who have worked or are working in the field of environment, energy, or natural resources and are esteemed by their peers and viewed as having consistently achieved distinction in an exemplary way. The award will be for sustained career achievement, not simply individual projects or recent accomplishments. Nominees are likely to be currently serving, or recently retired, career attorneys for federal, state, tribal, or local governmental entities.

The deadline for nominations has passed. The Award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

 

More information on this award

2013 Nomination Form

2013 Flyer

View Past Recipients


Law Student Environment, Energy, and Resources Program of the Year Award

The Law Student Environment, Energy, and Resources Program of the Year Award will be given in recognition of the best student organized educational program or public service project of the year focusing on issues in the field of environmental, energy, or natural resources law. The program or project must have occurred during the 2012 calendar year [consideration may be given to allowing projects that occurred in the 2011-2012 or 2012-2013 academic years]. Nominees are likely to be law student societies, groups, or committees focused on environmental, energy, and natural resources issues.

The Award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

The deadline for nominations has passed. The Award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

 

More information on this award

2013 Nomination Form

2013 Flyer

View Past Recipients


Distinguished Environmental Advocates Award

The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) will honor twelve lawyers with its Distinguished Environmental Advocates Award during the 42nd Spring Conference in Salt Lake City on March 22. The award recognizes lawyers under the age of 36 or in practice fewer than 5 years whose accomplishments and contributions to the development of law, policy, and programs in the areas of energy and the environment are above and beyond those of their peers. These recipients hold a Juris Doctorate, are leaders whose contributions to NGOs, communities, neighborhoods, the government, academia, and the practice of law are significant and belie their years and experience.

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ABA Award for Excellence in Environmental, Energy, and Resources Stewardship

The ABA Award for Excellence in Environmental, Energy, and Resources Stewardship recognizes and honors the accomplishments of a person, organization, or group that has distinguished itself in environmental, energy, and resources stewardship. Nominees must be people, entities, or organizations that have made significant accomplishments or demonstrated recognized leadership in the areas of sustainable development, energy, environmental, or resources stewardship.

The deadline for nominations has passed. The Award will be presented at the 21st Fall Conference in Baltimore in October 2013. Award recipients should plan to be present at the award presentation.

 

More information on this award

2013 Nomination Form

2013 Flyer

View Past Recipients