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Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award

The Illinois State Bar Association General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council is seeking nominations for the ISBA Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award. The award is named in memory of Princeton attorney Matthew Maloney, who was a past chair of the ISBA General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council and is awarded to individual lawyers who are in a general solo or small firm practice. Matt Maloney’s passion, zealous advocacy and personal service to the profession and to the bar of Illinois are what the Tradition of Excellence Award represents.

The nominee must be a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and have been in practice for a minimum of 20 years. This award will be presented at the ISBA annual meeting awards luncheon. The award winner is requested to be present to accept the award.

Required Information for Nominations

  1. Name, firm, address, email, telephone, date of birth, and bar admission date of nominee
  2. Describe the nature of the nominee’s practice (attach a resume if available).
  3. Describe the nominee’s contribution to the bar.
  4. Describe the nominee’s contribution to continuing legal education.
  5. Describe the nominee’s contribution of public service to the community.
  6. A statement of the reasons why nominee should receive this award.
  7. Contact information of nominator (if different from nominee, include name, address, telephone number and email address).

Deadline for submitting nominations: Friday, March 20, 2015

Submit nomination information to Mary Grant, 640 Brier Street, Kenilworth, IL 60043, or email to: Mgrant@isba.org, or by fax: 312-726-9071.