We are now accepting nominations for the 2021 awards! If you have a worthy nominee in mind, download the form below and submit it to the council for consideration. The recipients will be announced at the virtual Advanced Government Law seminar held on July 29th and 30th.
Submission Deadline Extended to May 21, 2021
We are looking for the best of the best. The award will go to a practicing lawyer employed by the government or employed in a government-law related business who has made an outstanding contribution to government service. The nominee should exemplify the ideals of dedication, professionalism, and ethics in service that have benefited the public or a governmental entity.
The Government Law Section of the State Bar of Texas annually presents The Rising Advocate in Government Law Award. This award will recognize an outstanding government lawyer who has provided exemplary service to the profession and the public. The award honors a practicing lawyer employed by the government or employed in a government law-related business who has made an outstanding contribution to government service and has done so for 10 years or less.