Group Professionalism Award Winners
The purpose of the Group Professionalism Award is to recognize an organization (such as a bar association, judicial organization, inn of court, or law school organization) that has enhanced professionalism among lawyers and students through innovative programs that can be implemented by other organizations to promote and encourage professionalism across the legal community.
|2022||Florida Bar Solo & Small Firm Section|
|2021||Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association||Annual Professionalism Seminar (see past seminar agendas)|
|2020||NSU Shepard Broad College of Law||LRW Student Outreach Program|
|2019||Fifth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee||Eliminating Bias in the Courts|
|2018||University of Florida Levin College of Law||Semester in Practice|
|2017||Palm Beach County Bar Association||Breakfast with Judges|
|2016||Orange County Bar Association||New Lawyer Training Program: Fundamentals in Practice|
|2015||Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law||Student Professionalism Enhancement Program|
|2014||Probate and Guardianship Committee of the Dade County Bar Association||PROGUARD|
|2013||Palm Beach County Bar Association, Broward County Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association, Martin County Bar Association and Cuban County Bar Association||Joint Civility Project|
|2008||Fourth Judicial Circuit||Judicial Professionalism Symposium|
|2007||George Edgecomb Bar Association||The George Edgecomb Mentoring Program|
|2006||Fifth Circuit Professionalism Committee – Fifth Judicial Circuit||The 2005 Fifth Circuit Professionalism Conference|
|2005||Stetson University College of Law||Excellence in Advocacy and Elder Law|
|2004||The George Edgecomb Bar Association||Annual Sligh Middle School Role Model Program|
|2003||Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association||Afternoon in the Courthouse|
|2002||Hernando County Bar Association, Citrus County Bar Association||Citrus-Hernando Inn of Court|
|2001||Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers||Annual Diversity Lunch and Continuing Legal Education Program|
|2000||University of Miami Law School, Dade County Bar Association||Center for Ethics & Public Service, The Heart of Professionalism|
|1999||Jacksonville Bar Association||Professionalism: Increasing Professionalism within the Circuit|
|1998||Palm Beach County Bar Association||Professionalism Council|
|1997||Hillsborough County Bar Association||Standards of Professional Courtesy|
|1996||Orange County Bar Association||Professionalism Committee|
|1995||Florida Council of American Inns of Court||The American Inns of Court|
|1994||Clearwater Bar Association||Mentor Committee|
All questions regarding the judicial award should be directed to the Center for Professionalism via email or by phone, 850-561-5747.
Any individual federal, state or local bar association; inn of court; judicial organization; or law school organization is eligible for the award.
The entries will be received by the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism and the selection will be made by The Standing Committee on Professionalism.
Criteria for Evaluation
- Overall quality of the program.
- Ability for replication by other interested groups.
- Likelihood of continuation of the program.
- Substantive strength of the program in the area of professionalism.
- Success of the program.
- Number of lawyers and/or law students directly and indirectly involved or affected.
- Uniqueness, creativity, or other distinguishing and/or particularly meritorious features of the program.
- Potential for impact in the legal community.