The award recognizes outstanding mid-career public interest lawyers whose work best exemplifies David Carliner (1918-2007), a champion of justice in his native Washington, D.C. and on the national stage.
The winner of the award receives a $10,000 cash prize, transportation and lodging, in full, to the ACS National Convention in Washington, DC to accept the Award in person, and an award of $2,500 to the recipient’s organization.
Any public interest attorney who graduated between 2003 and 2008 is eligible.
Applicants may nominate themselves or have someone apply on their behalf. For more information, please contact me or visit the award’s website.