TLC Award: Nomination Form

AAJ Trial Lawyers Care Award Nomination Form

 If you are the driving force behind a community service project that goes above and beyond—or if you know another American Association for Justice member who is—please consider nominating him/her for AAJ’s Trial Lawyers Care Award, which is presented at the AAJ Annual Convention.

 Responses are due each year by April 15th to:


  • Answer the questions that appear below; (you can cut and paste the questions below to answer in a document or send them to a colleague).
  • Send answers/completed nomination form to with NOMINATION in the subject line of your email;
  • Aim for no more than 600 words per answer for questions 3-8.

1. Full name of person being nominated, firm name & state:

2.Has the nominee received an award for the project from another organization?

3. Describe the community service or outreach project. (Please include whether the project/service is one time, ongoing, the frequency, and whether it involves other people in the nominee’s firm).

4. What was it that led the nominee to develop the project?

5. How has being involved in this project or service affected the nominee’s life? (Share reflections about what the community service or project has meant to the nominee).

6. Why is it important to the nominee to give back to the community?

7. What has been the resulting impact of the project/service upon the community? (If applicable and possible, include number of people affected over certain period of time. Share reflections/feedback about what the community service or project has meant to the community).

8. How would you judge the effect of this project on the perceptions of the public as far as who trial lawyers are and what they do?

Responses are due each year by April 15th to:

Thanks very much. We look forward to reading about the good work lawyers are doing for their communities!