HOWARD A. LEVINE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD WELFARE AWARD
The New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Children and the Law each year presents the Howard A. Levine Award for Excellence in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare to recognize individuals who have done outstanding work to improve New York's child welfare and juvenile justice systems. The Committee on Children and the Law created the award in 1986. It is named for retired Court of Appeals Judge Howard A. Levine (Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP), who was the first chair of what was then called the Special Committee on Juvenile Justice. He has been and continues to be a strong proponent and leader in the effort to improve New York ’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
View pictures from the 2016 Levine Award Ceremony
Now Accepting 2017 Nominations!
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Howard A. Levine Award for Excellence in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare sponsored by the New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law. Awards will be presented at a ceremony at the State Bar Center in the spring in 2017.
Nominees should be individuals who
have a career history of distinguished and longstanding service in the field of
juvenile justice and child welfare. Potential nominees can include lawyers,
social workers, government officials, community advocates and New York State
Deadline: February 1, 2017 | Nomination Form Download.
For more information about the Howard A. Levine Award and nomination information, click here.
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