March 5, 2010
Pro Bono Award Call for Candidates
The Columbus Bar Foundation seeks nominations for the John and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award recognizing exceptional pro bono representation necessary to make justice available to all; support to organizations that provide pro bono representation to indigent clients; or time and skills donated to community, governmental and/or other activities that promote the common good.
The award recipient will receive recognition at the OSBA Annual Meeting, May 6, and in legal and general interest media. In addition the recipient will designate a 501(c)(3) organization to receive a $5,000 grant from the Award Fund of the Columbus Bar Foundation.
Individuals can be nominated for the award by the submission of an email or letter to the Award Selection Committee Chair, Norton R. Webster, at email@example.com, 52 East Gay Street, P.O. Box 1008, Columbus 43216. Nominations must be received by March 31 and should include a brief description of the qualifications of the nominee for the award, as well as contact information for the nominee and/or nominator.