- Judge, attorney, or paralegal who is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association.
- Significant contribution to a charitable or public service cause that does not involve professional legal skills, but provides inspiration, and contributes to the needy, the good of society, the environment, or our way of life.
- Activities undertaken on a non-professional, charitable basis with little or no personal economic reward, and some personal sacrifice.
- Not necessarily an annual award.
2009 Susan Asselin-Connolly
2012 Timothy S. Hollister
2013 Elton B. Harvey III
2014 Christina M. Storm
2015 Henri Alexandre
2016 Hon. Maurice B. Mosley