ACC-SD Excellence in Pro Bono Service by In House Counsel Nominations
ACC San Diego Chapter Excellence in Pro Bono Service In House Attorney Award
The San Diego Chapter of ACC (ACC-SD) created an annual in-house attorney award to honor and recognize a local In House attorney for excellence in pro bono service. We wanted to create an this award, in addition to the in-house Attorney of the Year Award, to honor the pro bono efforts of In House Counsel in San Diego . We have established a committee to determine criteria under which nominees would be considered for this award on an annual basis.
ACC-San Diego Chapter
Excellence in Pro Bono Service by In House Counsel Award
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Eligibility Criteria/Qualifications (please provide a detailed description of how the Nominee meets or exceeds these criteria):
1. Nominee must work as an in-house attorney in San Diego county, must have worked as an in-house attorney for at least five (5) years, of which at least three (3) years have been in San Diego county.
2. Nominee has demonstrated dedication to the advancement of pro bono services. “Pro bono services” is generally defined as work related to the performance or promotion of volunteer legal services, or volunteer services for the advancement of the legal profession in the community.
3. Nominee’s pro bono services were for the welfare or the common good of the San Diego community.
4. Nominee has demonstrated substantive achievement in pro bono services whether in terms of actual hours of volunteer work, outcome of volunteer services, or furtherance of resolution of issues in the community through the nominee’s services.
Please explain how the Nominee satisfies the Eligibility Criteria identified above. Please indicate the leadership roles the Nominee may have played in his/her pro bono services. Also please indicate the significant areas in which the Nominee was involved, including the impact of the Nominee’s pro bono services to the organization that received the services.
Background Information on the Nominee (education, work experience, pro bono work, associations, offices, titles, etc.). Please attach a resume.
Nomination forms must be submitted by January, 2011, for consideration for the 2011 Award. Nomination forms should be submitted to Jon Hellings, the ACC-San Diego Chapter Executive Director, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by snail mail to ACC, 4520 Hawley Blvd #1, San Diego, CA 92116. The 2011 ACC-San Diego Excellence In Pro Bono Service In House Attorney Award will be presented at the 2011 Black and White Ball on March 5 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Members of the ACC-San Diego In House Attorney of the Year Award Selection Committee are ineligible for consideration.