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Kimberly M. Cahill Bar Leadership Award Online Application

Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014

Criteria

    This award is presented to a recognized local or affinity bar association, program, or leader for excellence in promoting the ideal of professionalism or equal justice for all, or in responding to a compelling legal need within the community during the past year or on an ongoing basis.

    Please note that “bar leader” includes non-lawyers. “Local or affinity” applies to the bar association, the program, and the leader. A person or organization collaborating with a local or affinity bar association is eligible for this award.

Instructions

    Please answer each question as thoroughly as possible. If you require more space than provided, please submit additional information by e-mail to Joyce Nordeen at jnordeen@mail.michbar.org, please note in your e-mail the name of the award and the nominee's name.

    Supporting nomination letters should be e-mailed to Joyce Nordeen at jnordeen@mail.michbar.org, faxed to her attention at (517) 482-6248, or sent by mail. Please note in your communication the name of the award and the nominee's name.

      Ms. Joyce Nordeen
      State Bar of Michigan
      306 Townsend Street
      Lansing, MI 48933-2012
      Phone: (517) 346-6373

Application

Name of Nominee:
Title:
Firm or Organization:
Address:
Phone: Fax:
e-Mail:

Name of Nominator:
Title:
Firm or Organization:
Address:
Phone: Fax:
e-Mail:

Explain clearly how the nominated individual, organization, or program has promoted the ideal of professionalism within the legal community or equal access to justice for all.

Describe how the community has benefited as a result of this effort. Give one or more example(s) of how this individual, organization or program has responded to a compelling need in the community impacting the professionalism of those within the system or access to equal justice for all.

Did the nominated individual, organization, or program collaborate with other groups to achieve the desired goals? If so, please identify each group.

How many years has the nominee been involved in the program nominated, and in what leadership role(s) has he or she served?

Are there any testimonials from those who have benefited from the nominee’s work? If so, please send copies. Testimonials should be e-mailed to Joyce Nordeen at jnordeen@mail.michbar.org, faxed to her attention at (517) 482-6248, or sent by mail. Please note in your communication the name of the award and the nominee's name.

Please provide a complete resume that includes dates of:

  • Service to and on behalf of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Other service to the legal profession
  • Service to the public
  • Any awards the nominee may have received

Optional: List news, magazine, radio, and TV features about the nominee’s accomplishments (do not submit actual articles or DVDs).
State date/page and media e.g. 12/12/07, p. 12, Lansing State Journal, "Lawyer Begins TLC Program in Schools"

Please provide a letter written by the nominator explaining why the nominee should be considered for the award. The letter should be signed by the nominator and any additional supporters. One dated and signed letter is required, it can be e-mailed to Joyce Nordeen at jnordeen@mail.michbar.org, faxed to her attention at (517) 482-6248, or sent by mail. Please note in your communication the name of the award and the nominee's name.

    Ms. Joyce Nordeen
    State Bar of Michigan
    306 Townsend Street
    Lansing, MI 48933-2012
    Phone: (517) 346-6373

What is 2 plus 7?

Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014

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306 Townsend St
Lansing, MI 48933-2012
Phone: (517) 346-6300
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