2017 Federal Bar Association Award Winners
Earl W. Kinter Award for Distinguished Service
Hon. Sarah T. Hughes Civil Rights Award
Elaine R. "Boots" Fisher Award
2017 Ilene and Michael Shaw Public Service Award
2017 Ilene and Michael Shaw Younger Lawyer Public Service Grant
Chapter Activity Awards
Newsletter Recognition Awards
Section and Division Awards
Robyn J. Spalter Outstanding Achievement Award
Younger Federal Lawyer Awards
Outstanding Leader Awards
Chapter Community Outreach Award

Earl W. Kintner Award for Distinguished Service
Kent S. Hofmeister
 
Hon. Sarah T. Hughes Civil Rights Award
Lawrence R. Baca
 
Elaine R. “Boots” Fisher Award
Rupa G. Singh
 
2017 Ilene and Michael Shaw Public Service Award
Knoxville Chapter- "The Teacher Law School"
 
2017 Ilene and Michael Shaw Younger Lawyer Public Service Grant
Chicago Chapter - "Case Today"
 
Chapter Activity Awards
Two levels of recognition are awarded in the Chapter Activity Awards: Presidential Achievement and Presidential Excellence. All chapters achieving the objective criteria set by the Awards Committee receive the Presidential Achievement Award. Those chapters that have done a superior job in exceeding the objective criteria receive the Presidential Excellence Award. In addition, chapters are eligible for Presidential Citation Awards. A Presidential Citation is given to recognize the exceptional efforts or results on a given activity, event, or project.

Presidential Excellence Awards

  • Chicago Chapter
  • Eastern District of New York Chapter
  • Idaho Chapter
  • Oregon Chapter
  • D.C. Chapter
  • Los Angeles Chapter
  • Massachusetts Chapter
  • New Orleans Chapter
  • Northern District of Ohio Chapter
  • Oklahoma City Chapter
  • Sacramento Chapter
  • San Antonio Chapter
  • Southern District of New York Chapter
  • Tampa Bay Chapter
Presidential Achievement Awards
  • Broward County Chapter
  • Central District of Illinois Chapter
  • Dallas Chapter
  • Eastern District of Michigan Chapter
  • Hampton Roads Chapter
  • Inland Empire Chapter
  • Memphis Mid-South Chapter
  • Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Puerto Rico Chapter
  • Utah Chapter
 
Newsletter Recognition Awards
The Newsletter Recognition Awards Committee recognizes meritorious and outstanding chapter, section, and division newsletters as a way to encourage the continued publication of these valuable communication tools.

Outstanding

  • Admiralty Law Section
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Eastern District of Michigan Chapter
  • Federal Litigation Section
  • International Law Section
  • Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Massachusetts Chapter
  • Minnesota Chapter
  • Tampa Bay Chapter
  • Utah Chapter
Meritorious
  • Dallas Chapter
  • Dayton Chapter
  • Hampton Roads Chapter
  • Hon. Raymond L. Acosta Puerto Rico Chapter
  • Idaho Chapter
  • Inland Empire Chapter
  • Los Angeles Chapter
  • Memphis Mid-South Chapter
  • New Orleans Chapter
  • Oregon Chapter
  • Sacramento Chapter
  • South Florida Chapter
 
Section and Division Awards
  • Admiralty Law Section
  • Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Civil Rights Law Section
  • Federal Litigation Section
  • International Law Section
  • Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Law Student Division
  • LGBT Law Section
  • Qui Tam Section
  • Transportation and Transportation Security Law Section
  • Younger Lawyers Division
 
Robyn J. Spalter Outstanding Achievement Award
Matthew B. Moreland
 
Younger Federal Lawyer Awards
  • Joseph Adams
  • Andrew Haden
  • Helen Hong
  • Saritha Komatireddy
  • Chase Scolnick
 
Outstanding Leader Awards
  • Sheri Mecklenburg (Chicago Chapter)
  • Dina Miller (Eastern District of New York Chapter)
  • Frances Sclafani (D.C. Chapter)
  • Charles Niemeier (Securities Law Section)
 
Chapter Community Outreach Award
  • Chicago Chapter