Harris Gilbert Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award

This award is given to an attorney who has contributed significant amounts of pro bono work, either in terms of numbers of cases handled or significance of the work and who demonstrates dedication to the development and delivery of legal services to the poor. The work must have occurred within the last 3 years.

ABOUT THE NOMINEE
ABOUT THE NOMINEE'S WORKS

Please summarize the nominee's accomplishments and your reason for nominating this individual. This narrative should describe with specificity how the nominee meets the criteria of the award. Award winners will be selected based upon the narrative provided below. In making this nomination you should advocate for the nominees and tell us what they have accomplished that sets them apart from colleagues in their field and how their accomplishments have benefited the community. Provide specific examples and avoid generalizations as much as possible.

(1) In the box above, please describe what the nominee has done to contribute a significant amount of pro bono work within the last 3 years, either in terms of number of cases handled and/or significance of the work. Provide specific information including, as applicable the number of hours spent, the number of cases worked and the types of cases, the impact of an outcome in a significant case. (400 words)

(2) In the box above, please describe what the nominee has done to demonstrate dedication to the development and delivery of legal services to the poor. (300 words)

(3) In the box above, please describe what sets this nominee apart from his/her colleagues in the field. (200 words)

Additional Material:
(4) If available, please provide additional material in support of the significance of the work and/or demonstrated dedication to delivery of legal services to the poor, including copies of media coverage, client comments, judicial comments, copy of judicial opinions resulting from the work, evidence of recognition of employer, other similar information. This material should be emailed to Liz Todaro no later than September 5.

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