Alumni Awards Nomination Form

BU Law is proud to honor our outstanding graduates in many ways throughout the year. If you would like to nominate an alumnus/na for an alumni award, please use the form below. Please note that only one award per submission is permitted - to nominate for multiple awards, please resubmit the form.

To nominate someone for the Alumni Association Executive Committee please submit this form.

I would like to nominate:

*Nominee Name
*Class YearJ.D.  LL.M. 
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BU Law Alumni Awards Academic Year 2013-2014

Please select one award.

Victor J. Garo Public Service Award

*For more information about this award please email lawcdo@bu.edu

Awarded in the fall at the Pro Bono Kick Off reception to two graduates - experienced and more recent - who have shown a commitment to Pro Bono work. Recipients have made pro bono work an integral part of their professional lives and have distinguished themselves for their exceptional and long-standing commitment to pro bono, the quality of their work and its impact on the community.

Silver Shingle Alumni Awards

*For more information about these awards please email lawalum@bu.edu

Please note: The nomination period for the 2014 Silver Shingle Awards is now closed. Any nominations received after March, 14, 2014 will be submitted for the 2015 award.

The Silver Shingle Award was established in 1967 to recognize distinguished graduates who contributed significantly to the legal profession, to the community and to the School of Law. These awards are presented during reunion weekend in the fall at the Annual Reunion Gala Dinner and Silver Shingle Awards Presentation. Please submit this nomination form by March 14, 2014. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for 2015 awards.

Distinguished Service to the Profession
This award is presented to the alumna/us whose contributions within her/his profession exemplify leadership, ethics, and integrity, and whose accomplishments reflect great credit upon their profession.

Distinguished Service to the Community
This award is presented to the alumna/us who has made a significant contribution to her/his community either through a volunteer or appointed position.

Distinguished Service To The School of Law
This award is presented to the alumna/us whose participation in the affairs of the School of Law exemplifies the thoughtful concern of the graduate through continuing support of legal education at Boston University.

Gerard H. Cohen Award

*For more information about this award please email lawalum@bu.edu

Please note: The nomination period for the 2014 Gerard H. Cohen Award is now closed. Any nominations received after March, 14, 2014 will be submitted for the 2015 award.

The Cohen Award is given annually to recognize a member of the School of Law's administrative staff who has shown unselfish and distinguished service to the School. This award is presented during reunion weekend in the fall at the Annual Reunion Gala Dinner and Silver Shingle Awards Presentation. Please submit this nomination form by March 14, 2014. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for 2015 awards.

 

Young Lawyer's Chair

*For more information about this award please email lawalum@bu.edu

Please note: The nomination period for the 2014 Young Lawyers Chair is now closed. Any nominations received after March, 14, 2014 will be submitted for the 2015 award.

This award is presented to the alumna/us whose performance and commitment, in ten years or less since graduation, reflects great credit upon the School of Law. This award is presented during reunion weekend in the fall at the Annual Reunion Gala Dinner and Silver Shingle Awards Presentation. Please submit this nomination form by March 14, 2014. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for 2015 awards.

 

1L Mentor Award

*For more information about this award please email lawalum@bu.edu

Awarded at the 1L Mentor Program Kick Off reception each fall to an alumnus/na who has demonstrated a superior commitment to the program and their student mentees.

 

DC Public Service Award

*For more information about this award please email lawcdo@bu.edu

Awarded by the Career Development & Public Service Office to an alumnus/na in the Washington, DC area who has shown exemplary work in the area of public service.

 

Lelia Josephine Robinson Award

*For more information about this award please email studaff@bu.edu

Awarded by the Women's Law Association every spring to two female graduates for outstanding accomplishments and service.

 

Public Interest Project (PIP) Alumni Awards

*For more information about this award please email studaff@bu.edu

  • Founder's Award
  • Faculty Award
  • Distinguished Alumni Award

Presented at the Annual PIP Auction each spring to alumni for their service to PIP.

 

Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Awards

*For more information about this award please email studaff@bu.edu

  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Young Alumnus/na Award
  • Exceptional Pro Bono Service to the African American Community
  • Exceptional Commitment to Increasing Diversity

Awarded by the Black Law Student Association at their spring alumni dinner to recognize lifetime achievement and outstanding contribution to the legal community.

 

Spring 2013 Pro Bono Awards

*For more information about this award please email lawcdo@bu.edu

Awarded each spring to an alumnus/na for their outstanding pro bono work and honors graduates who have engaged in substantial pro bono work throughout their careers, including in the most recent 2 years.

 

Submitted By:

*Name of person submitting the nomination
Class YearJ.D.  LL.M. 
*Street Address
*City
*State/Province
*Zip Code
Country
*Preferred
Telephone
 
*Preferred
E-mail
  

*Reason For Nomination (incomplete nominations will not be considered)

 

Career History/Professional Affiliations

 

Community/Volunteer/Philanthropic Affiliations

 

Boston University School of Law Activities

 

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