Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award Nomination Procedures
The American Inns of Court Lewis F. Powell Award for Professionalism and Ethics is awarded each year to a lawyer or judge who has rendered exemplary service in the areas of legal excellence, professionalism and ethics.
Please note: The nominee does not need to be an American Inn of Court member and must be alive at the time of nomination.
How recipients are selected:
A national committee of the American Inns of Court selects the honoree.
How to submit a nomination:
Nominations may be made by letter, accompanied by the nominee's C.V. or resume, and any appropriate supporting documents. Additional letters of recommendation are encouraged to allow the committee to make a reasoned judgment. Letters should be addressed to Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha, chair of the American Inns of Court Awards Committee.
Where to submit a nomination and materials:
E-mail: Cindy Dennis
American Inns of Court
Attn: Cindy Dennis
225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 770
Alexandria, VA 22314
Deadline for nominations:
Postmarked by June 1
When and where the award is presented:
The award is presented annually each fall at the American Inns of Court Celebration of Excellence at the Supreme Court of the United States.
Call Cindy Dennis, Awards & Scholarships Coordinator, at (571) 319-4703 or send an e-mail to Cindy.