The Workers’ Compensation Section of the California Lawyers Association is pleased to request nominations for the Special Recognition Awards. The Special Recognition Awards is comprised of five separate award categories. Each has similar nominations/selection criteria. Need a refresher on the award categories?
Knowledge of the law, professional courtesy, community service, professionalism, recent contributions to the practice of workers’ compensation, service to client, and advocacy skills. Traditionally, an award has been conferred on an Applicants’ Attorney and a Defense Attorney.
Knowledge of the law, temperament, courtesy, timeliness of decisions, judicial integrity, clarity of decisions, community service, professionalism, contribution to the practice of workers’ compensation, and availability to the parties.
Lifetime Achievement Nominations
Knowledge of the law, community service, professionalism, and significant lifetime contributions to the practice of workers’ compensation.
New Lawyer Nominations
For the Young Lawyer award, please limit your nomination to a lawyer who has been in practice for five years of less, or who is 35 years of age or younger.