13 June 2017
 June 13, 2017
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The John and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award
Deadline: July 21, 2017

Your input is requested in identifying candidates for the 2017 John and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award, which will be presented at the Ohio State Bar Association Annual Meeting luncheon in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday, August 24, 2017.

Award Criteria
The award recognizes a lawyer’s exceptional pro bono legal work in the State of Ohio, which may consist of pro bono representation necessary to make the system of justice available to all, support to organizations that provide pro bono representation to indigent clients, or time and skills donated to community, governmental and other activities that promote the common good.

The award recipient will receive recognition at the OSBA Annual Meeting and in various legal and general interest media. In addition, the awardee will be able to designate a 501(c)(3) organization to receive a $5,000 grant from the Award Fund at the Columbus Bar Foundation.

Individuals may be nominated for the Award by the submission of a letter to the Award Selection Committee Chair, Honorable Jeffrey E. Froelich, Second District Court of Appeals of Ohio, 41 N. Perry Street, P.O. Box 972, Dayton, OH  45422-2170. Alternatively, nominations may be submitted to Judge Froelich by email, at .  Nominations must be received by July 21, 2017 to receive consideration by the Selection Committee. Nominations should include a brief description of the qualifications of the nominee for the award, as well as contact information for the nominee and nominator.

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