barristers

Outstanding Young Lawyer Awards – Call for Nominations

The Detroit Bar Barristers are pleased to once again present the Outstanding Young Lawyer Awards. These awards will recognize the accomplishments of young attorneys who, despite being in the early stages of their career, have demonstrated great potential as future leaders of the legal community.

Nominees for these awards must have been in practice for 10 years or fewer. Recipients will be announced on October 1, 2020 and honored in October – details to follow!

1. The Barristers President’s Award – This award recognizes a young attorney whose early career has exhibited high standards of service to the profession, his or her clients, and the public.

2. The Barristers Pro Bono Award – This award is given to the young attorney who has made extraordinary accomplishments through their participation in pro bono activities.

3. The Community Impact Award – This award goes to a young attorney whose integrity, competence and accomplishments have significantly impacted the local community, or have had a demonstrable impact on the broader state or national landscape.

4. The “One to Watch” Award – The recipient of this award will be chosen based on outstanding professional accomplishments that demonstrate not only their legal acumen and talent, but also their potential for future professional growth and achievements.

Nominations for the Barristers Awards must be received by September 24, 2020, and must include the name of the nominee, as well as a brief statement explaining the basis for the nomination. Supporting documentation may also be attached.

Please send nominations to Julie Van Hove, jvanhove@detroitlawyer.org