Contact: Jon Sullivan
September 7, 2007
STATE BAR ASSOCIATION SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR 2008 AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE
The New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Attorneys in Public Service is seeking nominees for its Award for Excellence in Public Service, which is presented annually to individuals who demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to serving the public.
"The significant contributions made by attorneys who dedicate their
lives to public service too often go unnoticed," Albany Law School
Professor and Committee Chair Patricia E. Salkin said. "The Committee on
Attorneys in Public Service seeks to recognize and publicly thank those
who have demonstrated the highest standards in a public or government
service. I look forward to sharing in the recognition of the
All lawyers active in government service or related public service are eligible for nomination. Recommendations should be based on outstanding commitment to and performance of public service, and may recognize individual attorneys or the collective work of attorneys in an office over the past year or over the course of a career. The award will be presented on January 29, 2008, at the New York Stat Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in New York City.
Nominations should be sent to Patricia K. Wood, Staff Liaison, NYSBA Committee on Attorneys in Public Service at One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207. Recommendations can also be emailed to email@example.com, or faxed to 518-487-5579. All nominations must be received no later than Friday, September 28th.
Past winners of the Award for Excellence in Public Service include: