TBA Annual Public Service Awards

Nominations will open for the 2016 Public Service Awards on Monday, August 1.

Each year the Tennessee Bar Association recognizes outstanding service by attorneys and law students who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to increasing access to justice for underserved individuals and communities in Tennessee. Awards are presented at the Annual Public Service Awards Luncheon, which is held as part of the TBA Leadership Conference.

The 2016 Public Service Awards will be open for nomination on Monday, August 1.

The DEADLINE for nominations is Friday, September 9, 2016. 

The Awards will be presented at the 2017 Public Service Luncheon on Saturday, January 14 in Nashville

 

Awards are presented in three categories: 

The Ashley T. Wiltshire Public Service Attorney of the Year, which recognizes an attorney for an indigent client in either civil or criminal defense who provided dedicated and outstanding services during the past year.

The Harris Gilbert Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award, which recognizes significant pro bono work by a private attorney.

The Law Student Volunteer Award, which recognizes a student who has provided dedicated and outstanding pro bono services to an organization that is primarily engaged in providing legal representation to the indigent.

More information and a list of previous winners is attached. If you have questions or need more information, please conatct Liz Todaro at ltodaro@tnbar.org

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Awards

The Ashley T. Wiltshire Public Service Attorney of the Year

The Harris Gilbert Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award

The Law Student Volunteer Award

The 2016 Public Service Awards will be open for nomination on Monday, August 1.

The DEADLINE for nominations is Friday, September 9, 2016. 

The Awards will be presented at the 2017 Public Service Luncheon on Saturday, January 14 in Nashville

More information about the Public Service Awards