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John W. Reed Michigan Lawyer Legacy Award Online Application

Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014

Criteria

    The John W. Reed Michigan Lawyer Legacy Award named after a professor who over the course of his decades-long career at the University of Michigan Law School earned a reputation as a pre-eminent scholar, teacher and gentleman. Professor Reed also served as Dean of both the University of Colorado Law School and Wayne State Law School. This award in his name is presented periodically to an educator from a Michigan law school whose influence on lawyers has elevated the quality of legal practice in our state.

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:
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Name of Nominator:
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Describe what makes this nominee an outstanding educator.

Explain how the nominee has raised the quality of the legal profession in this state.

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

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Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014

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