Public Service and Leadership Award
Do you know a new or young lawyer who deserves to be recognized for their long-term public service and extraordinary contribution to the community?
This year the Washington Young Lawyers Committee will honor five new or young lawyers with the Public Service and Leadership Award. This is a great opportunity to recognize the achievements of a new or young lawyer.
Nominate a new or young lawyer for the Public Service and Leadership Award.
The award is for licensed attorneys who are admitted and in good standing to practice in Washington and qualify as a new or young lawyer.*
Attorneys must be nominated by another individual. To complete a nomination, submit the application below and a current resume of the nominee to firstname.lastname@example.org. A subcommittee of the WYLC will consider the nominee’s leadership in their community and involvement in public service activities as described in RPC 6.1. Long-term service or an extraordinary contribution to the community will be considered, including:
* A young lawyer is any WSBA member younger than 36 or with five years or less practice experience.
The WYLC Leadership Subcommittee selects award recipients. Recipients may receive the award no more than once during the WSBA fiscal year (Oct. 1 –Sept. 30). WSBA staff will email the chosen award winners for confirmation and to obtain authorization to publish their name on the WSBA website, publications and social media. Recipients will be eligible to attend one WSBA-CLE program of up to six credits for use within one year of receiving the award.
To nominate a new or young lawyer, fill out this application form. If you have questions, please contact email@example.com
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