The Maryland Bar Foundation (MBF) is seeking nominations for the J. Joseph Curran Public Service Award. Nominations are due by February 17, 2017. The criterion for the award is listed below in the announcement. If you know of a member of our association that is worthy of nomination, please contact the co-chairs of our awards committee, Rick Herbig, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Cami Rogers, email@example.com, as soon as possible. Thank you.
The Maryland Bar Foundation seeks nominations for the J. Joseph Curran Public Service Award. The recipient of this award is either a government or public interest lawyer known for selflessly serving the public good and furthering the goals of better government and societal standards.
Background Information and Instructions:
- Only current, dues-paying members of the Maryland Bar Foundation or the MSBA, licensed to practice in Maryland, may make nominations. A person may make more than one nomination.
- Current members of the Officers and Board of Directors of the Maryland Bar Foundation are not eligible to be nominated.
- To be eligible for nomination, a person must:
o Currently be licensed to practice in Maryland
o Currently be a dues-paying member of the MSBA
o Practice predominately (i.e., have a principal office location) in Maryland
o Be actively engaged in the practice of law in the 12-month period prior to the nomination deadline
o Not be a prior recipient of the award
- The award will be presented at the Open Meeting of the Board of Directors held in April.
2016 Hon. G. Edward Dwyer, Jr.
Hon. Robert A. Zarnoch
2015 Margaret Ann Nolan
2014 Elizabeth Hewlett
2013 Ralph S. Tyler
2012 Karen L. Federman Henry
2011 Charles Blomquist
2010 John J. McCarthy
2009 Hon. Andrew L. Sonner
2008 Paul B. DeWolfe
2007 J. Joseph Curran, Jr.
The Officers and Board Members hope to see you at the Open Meeting in April. Thank you for assisting the Foundation in its effort to recognize exceptional contributions to the profession and the public.