Gambrell Professionalism Award Recipients

E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards 


The E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards are bestowed annually by the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. The Awards honor excellence and innovation in professionalism programs by law schools, bar associations, professionalism commissions and other law-related organizations.

The Gambrell Awards were established in 1991 and are named for E. Smythe Gambrell, ABA and American Bar Foundation president from 1955 to 1956. Gambrell founded the Legal Aid Society in Atlanta, where he practiced law from 1922 until his death in 1986.

Award Recipients for 2012

Nominations for the 2013 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards are now closed. Recipients will be notified in June 2013 and awards will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in August.

Questions regarding the awards should be directed to Paul A. Haskins, Lead Counsel at (312) 988-5175 or via email: