Lifetime Achievement Award Application
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SECTION OF THE CALIFORNIA LAWYERS ASSOCIATION AWARD FOR LIFETIME CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIELD OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
This invitation seeks nominations for the annual award given to a person who, during their lifetime, has made significant contributions to the field of environmental law.
The following factors may be considered by the Executive Committee in its selection of the recipient of the Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field of Environmental Law:
- Contributed to the field of environmental law over a sustained period
- Achieved excellence in the practice of environmental law
- Demonstrated commitment to the practice of environmental law
- Provided legal services with high ethics and collegiality
- Exhibited a commitment to work on a range of environmental issues irrespective of the level of public attention and media focus on such issues
- Implemented a new and/or creative approach to an environmental law issue
- Provided quality professional services
- Improved the lives of others
- Promoted diversity, equity, or inclusion in the practice of environmental law
A nominee must have at least five years of experience as a California environmental lawyer.
To nominate an individual for this award, please submit the following:
Due June 21, 2023:
- Nomination Form (see form below)
- Nominator’s Statement(s) of Nomination with Resumes/Biographies: The Statement is a short narrative description of the Nominee’s career, accomplishments, and other information that you believe may be relevant to show how the Nominee meets various criteria for the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Nominator’s Statement should be accompanied by the Nominee’s resume(s) and/or biographies (indicating the Nominee’s principal areas of practice, the number of years of practice, professional achievements, and other features of the Nominee’s career, such as community involvement and bar association activities)
Due July 7, 2023:
- Any Follow-up Information and Letter(s) of Support. Additional information about the Nominee and Letter(s) of Support are optional, but recommended. More than one person may sign onto a Letter of Support.