Joseph R. Bartylak Memorial Legal Services Award

This award is named in memory of legal services attorney Joseph R. Bartylak to annually honor his extraordinary commitment and dedication to civil legal services and his outstanding service to Illinois’ vulnerable and low-income population.

Nominations must be submitted by March 5th, 2021.

Nominator Contact Information
Nominee Contact Information (if different)
Additional Nominee Information

After submitting this form, please email Melissa Burkholder at

  • A résumé of (or summary about) the individual being nominated
  • Minimum of one letter of recommendation from colleague in legal community
  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation by anyone who is familiar with the work of the nominee