2020 Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award: Call for Nominations
The Tax Section pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the annual Janet Spragens Pro Bono award given to an individual or law firm for sustained and outstanding achievements in pro bono activities in the tax law.
The criteria for selection of an individual recipient of the award are that (i) the individual be a tax lawyer, whether living or deceased; (ii) the individual is or was a member of the Section of Taxation; and (iii) the individual has, through years of service, demonstrated an ongoing commitment to pro bono activities, particularly in the areas of federal and state taxation.
The criteria for selection of a law firm recipient are that (i) the law firm includes members of the Section of Taxation; and (ii) the law firm has, through years of service of its attorneys, demonstrated an ongoing commitment to pro bono activities, particularly in the areas of federal and state taxation.
Nominations should include a brief statement addressing how the nominee satisfies the above criteria and must be submitted by Friday, December 6, 2019, to DeMarcus Freeman at DeMarcus.Freeman@americanbar.org. All nominations will be maintained in confidence by the Pro Bono Award Committee.
We look forward to your entries!