Nominees sought for LCBA Citizenship Award

The Board of Governors is seeking nominees for its Citizenship Award to be presented at the Bench/Bar event in January. Please submit your nominations for the Citizenship Award to Steve Pace at by December 2, 2013.

Any member of the LCBA may nominate any other member of the LCBA for such award, except current members of the Board of Governors and officers of the LCBA are not eligible for this award.      There are no established criteria or guidelines that will be utilized for determining the individual or individuals who will be selected for this award, but the following factors will be taken into consideration in determining the individual or individuals who will receive the award:


1.                 Active participation in civic organizations that provide services to others in the community, state and/or country (not necessarily just to other lawyers);


2.                 Active participation in activities designed to further the interests of the Iowa bar (whether at the local, regional or state level);


3.                 Demonstrates a strength of character and ability to motivate others to action to benefit  the community, state and/or country; and


4.                 Supports, promotes and “goes above and beyond” to further the interest of others in the  local community.