The Committee on Law-Related Education has established “ISBA Civics Education Award” designed to annually honor up to three individuals who have helped educate the public about civics especially, our legal system.
- Sarah Taylor
- Judge Wilbrandt
- Michael Alkaraki
- Must be a member of the ISBA, either volunteered through the Mock Trial Invitational, Lawyers in the Classroom or the Speakers Bureau;
- Must provide students with an opportunity to practice identifiable, practical legal skills, including but not limited to civics education.
The Program should exhibit one or more of the following:
- Has provided students with a hands on opportunity to understand the legal system(s);
- Has educated the public/non-attorneys;
- Significantly educated the profession in a positive, educational environment;
- Promotes the efficient use of students’ resources;
- Serves as example, though its record of exceptional advocacy, leadership and dedication, of excellence in the practice of law.
To nominate a person or organization for this award, please attach a letter or other supporting documentation that includes the following information:
- Name of Nominator;
- Name of Nominee and which endeavor;
- Nominee’s contact information, including telephone and email address;
- Describe the program, identify the practical skill taught and state why you believe it is noteworthy;
- Contact information of the nominator. (Only ISBA members can nominate an individual or organization for this award).
Nominations must be submitted by March 6th, 2020.