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Nominations Sought for Outstanding Jurist Award

A candidate must be a state or federal judicial officer in Los Angeles County or have been retired or elevated from such a position during the two-year period prior to the committee’s first meeting. The following factors should be considered when submitting a nomination: 

  • Judicial ability and experience
  • Judicial temperament and demeanor
  • Knowledge of the law, legal ability, and scholarship
  • Dedication and diligence
  • Contribution to the improvement or education of the legal community
  • Contribution to the community at large
  • Contribution to the practice of law
  • Judicial independence, integrity, and fairness

To submit a nomination, LACBA members should e-mail the name of the judicial officer and the court in which the judicial officer is now serving to Vanessa Villagomez at villagomez@lacba.org on or before February 23, 2018.