The CLAY Awards - California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year
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California Lawyer is currently seeking nominations for the 19th annual CLAY Awards. The deadline for nominations is Monday, November 3, 2014.

Eligibility
The attorney must be an active member of the State Bar of California whose work was completed or resolved between November 2, 2013 and November 3, 2014.

The lawyer's achievements during this time period have had a significant impact on:
  • the law,
  • the profession
  • a particular industry; or
  • the general good of the public
To submit a CLAY nomination, please fill out this form an click on the submit button below.

You may submit more than one nomination; however, please submit a separate online form for each legal achievement you wish to propose for recognition.

NOTE: If you are nominating a team of attorneys, list the lead attorney's information in the nominee form below and include the other attorney names in the details of the achievement’s description.

Please note: The CLAY Awards are not a lifetime achievement award.

There is a limited amount of space to describe your work (4,000 characters including spaces). Please focus your description on how the work made a significant impact and include case citations (if any).

The nomination deadline is Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:59 pm. No exceptions.

To read last year's CLAY article, please see 2014 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year.

Your Information
(All fields are required.)
Nominator's name:
Nominator's daytime phone:
Nominator's email:
Relationship to nominee,
if any:

Nominee's Information
(All fields except Middle Name and Suffix are required.)
Nominated attorney's name:
First Name Middle Last Name Suffix
     
Law office, company, or organization:
City of practice:
Nominee's daytime phone:
Nominee's email:
Category of Achievement (choose one):
 
ADR    Intellectual Property
Antitrust    Juvenile Law
Appellate    Land Use
Bankruptcy    M&A
Civil Litigation    Personal Injury
Civil Rights    Privacy
Constitutional law    Pro Bono
Criminal Law    Product Liability
Education    Public Interest
Elder law    Public Policy
Employment Law    Real Estate
Entertainment Law    Securities
Environmental Law    Transactional
Family Law    Water Rights
Government    White-collar Defense
Human Rights    Other:
Immigration   
 

IMPORTANT: Describe the significant impact of the nominee(s) work. Specifically, how has the attorney’s work significantly affected the law, the profession, or a particular industry; or how has it benefited the general public? We cannot consider your nomination if you do not complete this portion of the application.

NOTE: If you are nominating a team of attorneys, list the lead attorney's information in the nominee section above and include the other attorney names in the details of the achievement’s description below.

The CLAY Awards at not a lifetime achievement award.

Please provide the official citations (or case numbers and court identification for unpublished cases), if any, that are relevant to this achievement.

You are limited to the space provided (4,000 characters, including spaces).
 
 
Questions? Contact Clay_Awards@dailyjournal.com.
 
 
The nomination deadline is Monday November 3, 2014, 11:59 p.m.

Thank you for your nomination.