Please review the Nomination Guidelines, including award criteria, on the Jack Berman Award page on the California Lawyers Association website before completing this form.
To nominate an attorney for the Jack Berman Award, please submit the following documents as described:
- The nomination form, having completed all sections (Parts 1-3);
- The nominee’s current resume or biography;
- At least one, but no more than five, letters of support; please mention citations to reported cases, organizing efforts, successful projects, news articles, etc.; and
- (Optional) No more than twenty-five pages of additional material in support of the nomination. Please electronically submit the above documents in PDF format by email to NewLawyers@calawyers.org.
Please electronically submit the application by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, June 26, 2023.
If you want to mail in this form instead of filling out the online form below, please send to: New Lawyers Section, 400 Capitol Mall, Suite 650, Sacramento, CA 95814.
If it is a hardship to submit a nomination in the manner above, please contact Beth Pierce at NewLawyers@calawyers.org or , or 916-764-9451.
Those who nominate someone will receive an e-mail acknowledging their submission. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within five business days, please contact Beth Pierce to confirm your submission. Each nominee will also receive a notice that he or she is a nominee. Please note that any attempt to contact the New Lawyers Section or the California Lawyers Association outside of the normal application process may render the nominee ineligible.