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.
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SABF Outstanding Lawyer in Community Service (Carolyn Thurmond Award)
Recognizes a lawyer who has demonstrated outstanding service to our community.
Recognizes an individual or entity who has promoted non-violent resolutions to community conflicts.
Recognizes one young lawyer who has demonstrated professional proficiency, service to the profession and service to the community. Must be 36 years old or younger as of June 1, 2019 OR initially licensed within 60 months prior to that date.
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)
SAYLA Outstanding Mentor Award
Recognizes one attorney who servies as a role model and consistently demonstrated a commitment to mentoring younger lawyers in his or her legal community.
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