Nominations may be submitted online or on the downloadable forms. 

All nominations and supporting materials are due by noon, Thursday, February 25, 2021.

Winners will be recognized at the San Antonio Bar Foundation's Gala Benefit at a later date.

SABA Lifetime Achievement Award (Joe Frazier Brown Sr. Award of Excellence)

Recognizes an attorney who exemplifies all that is good about the legal profession. He or she should demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, exceptional skills as a counselor and advocate and such personal attributes as honor, integrity, service and intelligence. He or she should be a model of the Texas Lawyer's Creed and an inspiration for others in serving clients and fulfilling their responsibility to the legal system.
Click here for a list of previous recipients.

SABF Outstanding Lawyer in Community Service (Carolyn Thurmond Award)

Recognizes a lawyer who has demonstrated outstanding service to our community. Click here for a list of previous recipients.

SABF Peacemaker

Recognizes an individual or entity who has promoted non-violent resolutions to community conflicts. Awarded at the discretion of the SA Bar Foundation Board. Click here for a list of previous recipients.

SAYLA Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

Recognizes one young lawyer who has demonstrated professional proficiency, service to the profession and service to the community and is 36 years or younger as of June 1, 2021 OR initially licensed within 60 months prior to June 1, 2021. Click here for a list of previous recipients.

SAYLA Liberty Bell Award

Recognizes one outstanding non-lawyer who has made the most selfless contribution to his or her community to strengthen the effectiveness of the American system of Justice by instilling better understanding and appreciation of the law. Click here for a list of previous recipients.

SAYLA Outstanding Mentor Award

Recognizes one attorney who serves as a role model and consistently demonstrated a commitment to mentoring younger lawyers in his or her legal community. Click here for a list of previous recipients.

Complete the online form below or print out this form to mail in. Click here to download.