Top 5 Under 35 Award
2017 Nomination Form
This award recognizes young lawyers who have distinguished themselves in
their relatively short career by manifesting: exemplary character, integrity,
judgment and legal scholarship; service to the profession and the bar;
service to the community; and a reputation for or the advancement of the
highest legal standards and professional responsibility
Only current members of the Ingham County Bar Association may nominate
individuals for the award.
To submit nominations for the Ingham County Bar Association Top 5 Under
35 Award, please complete the nomination form and return it to ICBA, P.O.
Box 66 Grand Ledge MI 48837, or email the following information, referencing
ICBA Top 5 Under 35 Nomination, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to be eligible for the Top 5 Under 35 Award, nominees must:
- Be in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan;
- Be a member of the Ingham County Bar Association OR have a residence or
office in Ingham, Eaton, or Clinton County; and
- Be 35 years old or younger OR have practiced for five years or less.
Nominees for the Ingham County Bar Association Top 5 Under 35 Award will
be evaluated on the following criteria:
- Professional excellence;
- Service to the profession and the bar;
- Service to the community; and Ingham County Bar Association 2015 Top 5
Under 35 Nomination Form
- Reputation for or the advancement of the highest legal standards and professional
Nominators are encouraged to include the nominee's resume or biography,
describing their background and contributions.
Nominators may submit up to 4 news articles written by or about the candidate
and no more than 3 letters of support from individuals or organizations.
Identical letters from different supporters should be signed on one sheet
rather than attaching multiple copies of the same letter.
Other Relevant Information
Nominators may provide any additional information that will be helpful
and relevant in evaluating this nominee.
Nomination forms and supporting materials must be received no later than
11:59 pm on Monday, January 5, 2015. No extensions will be granted.
Selection Process and Announcement
The Ingham County Bar Association Awards Committee will select the 2015
Top 5 Under 35 Award recipients. The Top 5 Under 35 Award recipients will
receive a plaque at the Sixth Annual Barristers Night on Thursday, March 20, 2015.
Previous Award Recipients
Pamela C. Dausman
Matthew D. Drake
Jodi M. Latuszek
G. Alan Wallace
Kristin B. Bellar
Jessica S. Fox
Kristina S. Lyke
Karen L. Phillips
Douglas E. Meeks
James F. Anderton, V
Ross K. Bower, II
Lindsay A. Elya
Brian P. Lick
Joshua K. Richardson
Carrie E. Huff
Brian T. Gallagher
Liza C. Moore
Stephen H. Sinas
Sean P. Gallagher
Erin M. Hopper
Loukas P. Kalliantasis
Amanda G. Pollard
Nicole E. Stratton
Warren H. Krueger, III
Helen “Lizzie” Mills
Shenique A. Moss
Takura N. Nyamfukudza
Elizabeth E. Rios