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FAWL Leaders in the Law are female attorneys who have made meaningful contributions in their communities through their legal service or volunteer activities. They have provided a positive role model for FAWL members.
FAWL Jurist of the Year Award was established in 2015. The Jurist of the Year Award is an annual award that seeks to give recognition and acknowledgment to jurists, either State or Federal, who have consistently, fearlessly, and impartially promoted the rule of law respecting the equal rights of all who come before him or her. The award should be viewed as recognition of a distinguished career on the bench, as well as contributions to the community and the practice of law.
FAWL Rosemary Barkett Award is awarded annually to a FAWL member who has
Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award: Established in 1981, The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Awards are intended to encourage lawyers to volunteer free legal services to the poor by recognizing those who make public service commitments and to raise public awareness of the substantial volunteer services provided by Florida lawyers to those who cannot afford legal fees.The awards recognize pro bono service in each of Florida’s 20 judicial circuits (with two honorees this year from the 11th Circuit) as well as service by one Florida Bar member practicing outside the state of Florida.
Florida Bar Chief Justice’s Distinguished Federal Judicial Service Award Presented by the chief justice, this award recognizes an active or retired federal judge for outstanding and sustained service to the public, whether through legal or civic service or a combination of them, especially as it relates to the support of pro bono legal services.
Florida Bar Chief Justice’s Distinguished Judicial Service Award: Presented by the chief justice, this award is given for outstanding and sustained service to the public, especially as it relates to support of pro bono legal services.
Florida Bar YLD Pro Bono Award: With more than 26,000 members, the Young Lawyers Division includes all lawyers in good standing under age 36 and all new Florida Bar members of any age for their first five years in practice. The award is given to the division member who best exemplifies the highest ideals of public service.
Florida Bar Center for Professionalism William Hoevelor Judicial Professionalism Award: The purpose of this award is to recognize an active judge who best exemplifies strength of character, service and competence as a jurist, lawyer, and public servant.
Florida Bar Center for Professionalism Law Faculty/Administrator Professionalism Award originated in 1999 with Commission member Matthew Comisky as the driving force behind the award. The Faculty/Administrator Award was unanimously supported by the Commission on Professionalism and the Board of Governors approved giving the award at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention.
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida Woman of Promise/Distinction Award honors and celebrates local women, linking leaders of today with future women leaders we are developing through Girl Scouting. Our honorees are women whose professional accomplishments make them positive role models who inspire girls to achieve their own goals and dreams. They exemplify the Girl Scout Promise and Law through ethical leadership and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of their fellow citizens through community service.