2021 Spring Convention Awards Request for Award Nominations
The Board of Bar Commissioners is seeking applications for Awards to be given at the “virtual” 2021 Spring Convention. These awards honor publicly those whose professionalism, public service, and public dedication have significantly enhanced the administration of justice, the delivery of legal services, and the improvement of the profession.
Please submit your nomination for the Spring Convention Awards no later than Friday, February 26, 2021. Use the Award Form located at utahbar.org/nomination-for-utah-state-bar-awards/ to propose your candidate in the following categories:
2021 Dorathy Merrill Brothers Award – For the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession.
2021 Raymond S. Uno Award – For the Advancement of Minorities in the Legal Profession.
The James Lee, Charlotte Miller, and Paul Moxley Outstanding Mentor Awards for 2020.
These awards are designed in the fashion of their namesakes; honoring special individuals who care enough to share their wisdom and guide attorneys along their personal and professional journeys.
The Utah State Bar strives to recognize those who have had singular impact on the profession and the public. We appreciate your thoughtful nominations.
Distinguished Paralegal of the Year Award
The Distinguished Paralegal of the Year Award is presented by the Paralegal Division of the Utah State Bar and the Utah Paralegal Association to a paralegal who has met a standard of excellence through his or her work and service in this profession.
We invite you to submit nominations of those individuals who have met this standard. Please consider taking the time to recognize an outstanding paralegal. Nominating a paralegal is the perfect way to ensure that his or her hard work is recognized, not only by a professional organization, but by the legal community.
Nomination forms and additional information are available by contacting Greg Wayment at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for nominations is April 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The award will be presented at the Paralegal Day Celebration held on May 20, 2021.
Call for Nominations for the 2020–2021 Pro Bono Publico Awards
The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.
The following Pro Bono Publico awards will be presented at the Law Day Celebration in May 2021: • Young Lawyer of the Year
• Law Firm of the Year
• Law Student or Law School Group of the Year
To access and submit the online nomination form please go to: http://www.utahbar.org/award-nominations/. If you have questions please contact the Access to Justice Director, Robert Jepson, at: email@example.com or 801-297-7027.
Pro Bono Honor Roll
The Utah State Bar and Utah Legal Services wish to thank these volunteers for accepting a pro bono case or helping at a free legal clinic during December and January. To volunteer call the Utah State Bar Access to Justice Department at (801) 297-7049 or go to http://www.utahbar.org/public-services/pro-bono-assistance/ to fill out our Check Yes! Pro Bono volunteer survey.
Family Justice Center
Tiffany de Gala
Nancy Van Slooten
Private Guardian ad Litem
Pro Se Debt Collection Calendar
Pro Se Family Law Calendar
Virginia L. Sudbury
Pro Se Immediate Occupancy Calendar
SUBA Talk to a Lawyer Legal Clinic
Chase Van Oostendorp
Timpanogos Legal Center
Utah Bar’s Virtual Legal Clinic