The Alabama State Bar Committee on Volunteer Lawyer Programs, (formerly the Committee on Access to Legal Services), is seeking nominations for the Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Award. Nomination forms can be obtained by contacting:
Linda L. Lund, Director
Volunteer Lawyers Program
Alabama State Bar
Post Office Box 671
Montgomery, Alabama 36101
The Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Award recognizes the outstanding pro bono efforts of attorneys, law firms and law students in the state. The award criteria includes but is not limited to the following: the total number of pro bono hours or complexity of cases handled, impact of the pro bono work and benefit for the poor, particular expertise provided or the particular need satisfied, successful recruitment of other attorneys for pro bono representation, and proven commitment to delivery of quality legal services to the poor and to providing equal access to legal services.
Nominations must be post marked by May 15, 2003 and include a completed Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Awards Program Nomination Form in order to be considered by the Committee.