The State Bar of California Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Loren Miller Legal Services Award. The award will be presented during the State Bar 2014 Annual Meeting in San Diego. If you would like to request that WLS support a nomination for this award, please contact Meghan Covert Russell at email@example.com, Amy Heavey Halloran at firstname.lastname@example.org or Julia Reeves at Julia.email@example.com.
The Loren Miller Legal Services Award, named after the late Loren Miller, an African American lawyer and judge who was a leader in the civil rights movement, was established in 1977 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the State Bar of California. It is considered a lifetime achievement award and is given annually to a lawyer admitted to practice in California who has demonstrated long-term commitment to legal services and who has personally done significant work in extending legal services to the poor. Previous award recipients include the staff of legal services organizations such as directors of litigation, executive directors and private bar attorneys.
Nomination forms must be received on or before, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, March 17, 2014. Previous nominations are accepted, but must be resubmitted with updated information for the calendar year 2013. Self-nominations are accepted.
For information and questions regarding the Loren Miller Legal Services Award, contact Sharon Ngim via email at: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.calbar.ca.gov/aboutus/awards.asp.