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The Honorable Anthony V. Demayo Pro Bono Award Nomination Form
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Eligible nominees include attorneys and paralegals in the private or public sectors who are members of the CBA and not salaried employees of a legal aid or similar nonprofit organization.  Awards will be considered for each nominee who best demonstrates a dedication to the provision of legal services, without expectation of payment, to indigent persons according to the following criteria:

(1) handles matters of significant quantity, complexity, or duration;

(2) willing to accept unpopular, unusual, or difficult matters;

(3) consistently goes beyond the “call of duty” and inspires others to do the same;

(4) has achieved an outcome which made either a significant difference in a client’s life or had a major positive impact beyond the individual matter;

(5) displays extraordinary devotion to clinics, projects, or programming which serves the legal needs of the poor;

(6) fosters pro bono work by others through mentoring, advocacy, support, or example;

(7) otherwise demonstrates outstanding effort, commitment, sacrifice, or accomplishment.

 

 

Nomination forms can also be submitted by e-mail and mail.