At the Dinner Honoring the Judiciary that will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016, CABA will present its nineteenth annual Professionalism Award. Nominations are currently begin sought.
The recipient must be a CABA member and will be chosen by a selection committee comprised of the following individuals or their delegates: the senior Mississippi Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Judicial Circuit, the senior United States District Court Judge from the Jackson Division, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, the Chief Judge of the Mississippi Court of Appeals, the senior Chancery, Circuit, and County Court Judges from Hinds, Madison and Rankin Counties, and six (6) CABA members, at least two of which shall have a predominantly transactional/non-litigation practice.
Deadline for Receipt of Nominations: Monday, March 14, 2016
Nominations may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to CABA, P.O. Box 14065, Jackson, MS 39216
Criteria for Award
Nominated member must be a practicing attorney
Demonstrated consistent adherence to professional standards of practice, ethics, integrity, civility, and courtesy
Encouraged respect for, and avoided abuse of, the law and its procedures, participants, and processes
Shown commitment to the practice as a learned profession, to the vigorous representation of clients, and to the attainment of the highest levels of knowledge and skill in the law and contributed significant time and resources to public service