September 15, 2015
Deadline Oct. 13: Nominations Sought for Brennan Award
Nominations are being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's prestigious Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award. The award will be presented at the Association's Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8.
The award recognizes a jurist who adheres to the highest ideals of judicial service. Any member of the state or federal bench, whether active or retired, who has made a significant, positive impact on the quality or administration of justice in Philadelphia is eligible for consideration. Examples of accomplishments worthy of nomination include innovations in court administration; implementation of pioneering case management techniques; assumption of a leadership role in areas affecting the administration of justice; publication of a significant opinion, article, or other scholarly work; or the like.
Nominations for the award should be forwarded to: Brennan Award, Attn: Dawn Petit, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. All nominations should include the full name, address and telephone number of both the nominee and the person submitting the nomination, a summary of the nominee’s accomplishments and any pertinent supporting material the committee should consider.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is Tuesday, Oct. 13.