December 01, 2013

John H. Pickering Award Call for Nominations

(Note: The pdf for the issue in which this article appears is available for download: BIFOCAL Vol. 35, Issue 2.)

The ABA Senior Lawyers Division is accepting nominations for the 2014 John H. Pickering Achievement Award. The award honors the life and accomplishments of John H. Pickering, an outstanding lawyer who was involved in various pro bono activities and law-related societal issues affecting the elderly.

The award nominees shall have attained the age of 55 years; must be a lawyer or judge (not necessarily a member of the American Bar Association); shall have demonstrated throughout his or her career outstanding legal ability; shall have compiled a distinguished record of dedicated service to the profession and the community at large, and made significant contributions to the furtherance of access to justice for all.

The deadline for nominations is February 28, 2014. The award will be presented at the Senior Lawyer Division dinner, on August 7, 2014, held during the ABA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

To download application requirements and the nomination form, please visit: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/senior_lawyers/pages/JohnHPickeringAward.html. ■