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2018 Distinguished Service Awards

Awards to Kentucky Judges and Lawyers for Pro-Bono
Work and Exceptional Service in the Legal Profession

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Kentucky Bar Association

Deadline Date:

12/29/17 Receipt

Description:

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Awards to Kentucky judges and lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional service in the legal profession. Awards are intended for lawyers and judges who are committed to helping the community and involved with civic and charitable services, such as pro bono work and offering free legal services.

Three awards are available:

Distinguished Judge Award or Distinguished Lawyer Award:
Awards may be given to any judge or lawyer who has distinguished himself or herself through a contribution of outstanding service to the legal profession. The selection process places special emphasis upon community, civic and/or charitable service, which brings honor to the profession.

Donated Legal Services Award:
Nominees for the Donated Legal Services Award must be members in good standing with the KBA and currently involved in pro bono work. The selection process places special emphasis on the nature of the legal services contributed and the amount of time involved in the provision of free legal services.

Bruce K. Davis Bar Service Award:
Many lawyers take time from their practices to provide personal, professional and financial support to the KBA. This award expresses the appreciation and respect for such dedicated professional service. All members of the KBA are eligible in any given year except for current officers and members of the Board of Governors.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163154

Number of Grants:

3

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

For the Donated Legal Services Award, nominees must be members in good standing with the KBA and currently involved in pro-bono work.

For the Bruce K. Davis Bar Service Award, all members of the KBA are eligible in any given year except for current officers and members of the Board of Governors.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations must be received by December 29, 2017.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nominate online:
https://www.kybar.org/page/nomform

Or, mail nomination forms to:

Kentucky Bar Association
514 W Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: (502) 564-3795
Fax: (502) 564-3225

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky