Have a favorite Legal Services Attorney?
Now’s your time to nominate them for the Ellen Hines Smith Legal Services Attorney of the Year.
Here’s the form:
Ellen Hines Smith Nomination Form 2010
What’s the Award Criteria?
A SC Bar member who is employed as an LSC grantee program lawyer;
Application made by November 15th of each year;
SC Access to Justice Commission sends nomination solicitations by October 1 of each year;
Sent to Executive Director of SC Bar Foundation and Executive Director of SC Access to Justice Commission;
Award winner decided by a joint awards committee of the SC Bar Foundation and SC ATJ Commission, meeting in January each year;
Provides reasons for nominee to receive award;
Award jointly presented at SC Bar Foundation Gala;
Award not necessarily granted every year.
Who has received the award before?
1989 – Martha B. Dicus
1990 – Thomas L. Bruce
1991 – Johnny Simpson
1992 – Harold F. Daniels
1993 – Andrea E. Loney
1994 – Mozella Nicholson
1995 – Thomas A. Trent
1996 – Susan A. Cross
1997 – Angela M. Myers
1998 – Ethel E. Weinberg
1999 – Nancy M. Butler
2000 – Byron A. Reid
2001 – Lynn P. Wagner
2002 – Eddie McConnell
2003 – Frank Cannon
2004 – Willie B. Heyward
2005 – Lynn Snowber-Marini
2006 – Eddie McConnell
2007 – Marcia Powell-Shew
2009 – Maureen White
You have until November 15th to nominate a South Carolina Legal Services attorney for the Ellen Hines Smith Award.
This year the award event is especially exciting because it will take place during the South Carolina Bar Foundation’s Annual Gala on March 11, 2010.
I can’t wait to learn who receives the award!
The Ellen Hines Smith Award Nominations are now open! Click Ellen Hines Smith Nomination Form for the nomination form with instructions.
Nominations will remain open until November 15th.
The Award winner will be decided by a joint awards committee of the SC Bar Foundation and SC ATJ Commission. The Award will be jointly presented at SC Bar Foundation Gala on March 11, 2010, so be sure to SAVE THE DATE.