About the Award

The first Honorable William D. Missouri Civility Award was presented to the judge’s widow, Delores Missouri, at the ABA’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Friday, August 9, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm. In subsequent years, it will be presented annually to a lawyer or judge who exhibits exceptional qualities of civility, courtesy and professionalism toward colleagues, litigants and the public. The award may also be presented to a person or organization that promotes civility and professionalism in the legal profession.

Nomination - Form

Mrs. Delores Missouri Accepts the First Award

Mrs. Delores Missouri accepts the first Honorable William D. Missouri Civility Award from Judge Toni E. Clarke, 2018-2019 Judicial Division Chair, during the Awards Luncheon at the 2019 Annual Meeting