The Daily Record’s Attorneys of the Year Awards honors outstanding attorneys through the Leaders in Law, Pro Bono, Judicial Excellence, and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
- The Leaders in Law Award honors attorneys who have shown tremendous dedication to the legal profession and selfless, tireless commitment to the community.
- The Pro Bono Award will go to a firm whose lawyers show a commitment to doing pro bono work. The winning firm will have a high percentage of lawyers who perform pro bono work and a significant amount of pro bono hours donated by the firm as a whole.
- The Judicial Excellence Award will go to an outstanding judge who exemplifies the highest standards of judicial excellence; efficiently, expeditiously and objectively manages cases and dockets; and is respected by, and has the confidence of, other judges, court staff, lawyers and others.
- The Lifetime Achievement Award will honor a lawyer whose career has helped shape the legal landscape in the Rochester area and who has shown longstanding commitment to the community.
Nominations are due August 24, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Applications are due September 7, 2018 at 10 a.m.
All of these awards are given to attorneys and firms which demonstrate professional accomplishment, exceptional character, integrity and ethics, and commitment to their clients and the community.