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The HNBA’s “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award celebrates and highlights the accomplishments and contributions of HNBA members who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession. The Award honors lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession. HNBA Members from all segments of the profession (including private practice, government, public interest, academia, and corporate legal departments) are eligible for the Award. The nomination deadline is 11:59 pm EST on Friday, January 5, 2018.


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • As of the date of nomination, each nominee must: (a) be an HNBA member in good standing; (b) be a duly licensed attorney in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction; (c) have no disciplinary action pending or adjudicated against him or her; and (d) be under 40 years of age as of March 18, 2018.
  • The nominator, the person making the nomination, must also be an HNBA member in good standing on the date he or she makes the nomination.  Note: Self-nominations will not be considered.


SELECTION PROCESS

The HNBA National Awards Committee will review all nominations and will make recommendation of the award recipients to the HNBA Executive Committee. Award recipients will be announced in late January.  There is no limit to the number of award recipients. Awards will be presented at the HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference March 15-18, 2018, in San Francisco, CA (attendance by award recipients is strongly encouraged). Award recipients will be profiled on the HNBA website and in other HNBA publications.


INQUIRIES

If you have any questions about the HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40 Awards, please Erika Lopeztello-Jones, HNBA Director of Operations, at elopeztello@hnba.com.


NOMINEE INFORMATION

Nominee Name:*
Nominee Address:*
Nominee Employer:*
Nominee Title:*
Nominee DOB:*
Nominee Telephone:*
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Nominee E-mail:*
NOMINATOR INFORMATION
Nominator Name:*
Nominator Address:*
Nominator Employer:*
Nominator Title:*
Nominator Telephone:*
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Nominator E-mail:*
QUESTIONS
Please answer all of the following questions.
Why are you nominating this HNBA member for the award? (200 words or fewer)*
Please describe the nominee’s achievements in his or her field. (200 words or fewer)*
Please describe the nominee’s civic and community involvement. (100 words or fewer)*
What talents or characteristics distinguish the nominee from his or her peers? (100 words or fewer)*
Describe the nominee’s leadership philosophy. (100 words or fewer)*
Will the nominee be able to attend the awards ceremony in San Francisco, CA?*
MATERIALS
Nominee's resume and/or bio:*
Recommendation Letter 1 - OPTIONAL (Up to two letters of 350 words or fewer each)
Recommendation Letter 2 - OPTIONAL (Up to two letters of 350 words or fewer each)
SELF-CERTIFY
I am a member of the HNBA in good standing.*
My nominee is a member of the HNBA in good standing.*
My nominee is a duly licensed attorney in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.*
My nominee has no disciplinary action pending or adjudicated against him or her.*
My nominee is under 40 years of age as of March 18, 2018.*
ACKNOWLEDGE AND DATE
To be considered, all nomination forms and supporting materials must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST on Friday, January 5, 2017. The HNBA will not consider nominations or supporting materials received after that date and will not consider submissions with respect to a nominee or nominator with an inactive membership.
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