Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award Criteria

The American Inns of Court Lewis F. Powell Award for Professionalism and Ethics will honor an individual who has rendered exemplary service in the areas of legal excellence, professionalism and ethics.

The following rules will govern this award:

  1. The honoree need not be a member of an American Inn of Court or of the American Inns of Court Foundation.
  2. Any member of the legal profession may nominate an individual for this award.
  3. The Awards Committee of the American Inns of Court Foundation will select the honoree.
  4. The award is presented annually at the American Inns of Court Celebration of Excellence at the Supreme Court of the United States.