Nominations season for Medal of Honor, James B. Boskey and NJSBA Pro Bono awards

By NJSBA Staff posted 02-12-2018 10:55

It's that time of year when the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, the New Jersey State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section and Pro Bono Standing Committee are soliciting nominations for annual awards.

Foundation seeks Medal of Honor candidates
The New Jersey State Bar Foundation is soliciting nominations for its 2018 Medal of Honor awards. Awards are presented annually to lawyers, law-related professionals, as well as lay people, who have made significant contributions to the advancement or improvement of the justice system or the betterment of the legal profession in New Jersey. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 28. Nomination forms are available at, by calling Cynthia Pellegrino at 732-937-7507, or clicking here.

Nominations sought for annual award given for excellence in dispute resolution
The New Jersey State Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section is seeking nominations for consideration as this year’s recipient of the James B. Boskey Award. The section presents the Boskey Award annually and it is widely recognized as the highest honor that an individual can achieve in the development and practice of ADR in New Jersey. The deadline for nominations is March 9. Read more.

NJSBA Pro Bono Committee seeks nominations for 2018 awards
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 NJSBA Pro Bono Awards, which recognize members of the New Jersey legal profession who exemplify outstanding commitment to providing legal services to the state’s underserved residents. Notable contributions to pro bono initiatives, as well as the extent to which the nominee provided direct pro bono assistance, will be considered for each award category. The deadline to submit nominations is March 15. Read more.