June 19, 2019

SOC Awards

The Awards Committee

The 2019 Awards Committee is chaired by Gary Gassman, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section.  The Committee members include: Carolyn Dubay, Lawyers Conference/Judicial Division; Samantha Grant, Labor and Employment Law Section; Barbara Mendel Mayden, Business Law Section; and Aaron Silberman, Public Contract Law Section.

SOC Meritorious Service Award

This Award was established to highlight the diversity and breadth of the Section, Division, and Forum programs and activities and to celebrate the important contributions that these entities make to the life and work of the profession.  The Award will be given to the Section, Division, or Forum that has sponsored a program, project, or other initiative that is of extraordinary benefit to the profession, the public, and/or the Association.  The submission deadline is MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019.  The SOC Meritorious Award will be presented at the SOC Business Meeting on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

SOC Outstanding Collaboration Award

This Award was established to honor significant or extensive collaboration of two or more SOC entities, the outcome of which provides substantial value to the ABA membership, the profession, or society.  The collaboration may be a program, project, or initiative.  The submission deadline is MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019.  The SOC Outstanding Collaboration Award will be presented at the SOC Fall Leadership Meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Chicago, IL.