Presidents' Award



2018 Presidents' Award

The Presidents' Award recognizes New Orleans lawyers for a lifelong commitment to community service in the highest ideals of citizenship.
We are currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Presidents' Award. Nominations must be received by April 30, 2018.

 

To Submit a Nomination

Use the Online Nomination Form

Or email Helena Henderson

 

Criteria

  • active commitment to community
  • service high moral and spiritual standards
  • concern for the social and cultural well-being of all citizens of New Orleans

Eligibility

  • membership in New Orleans Bar Association
  • actively engaged in the practice of law
  • lawyers holding or seeking elective office are ineligible
  • previous recipients are ineligible

Award Presentation

 

Previous Recipients

  • Judy Perry Martinez, 2017
  • R. Patrick Vance, 2016
  • Phillip A. Wittmann, 2015
  • Russ M. Herman, 2014
  • Harry Rosenberg, 2013
  • Leon J. Reymond, Jr., 2012
  • Harry S. Hardin, III, 2011
  • Mark C. Surprenant, 2010
  • Walter J. Leger, Jr., 2009
  • Kim M. Boyle, 2007
  • Evangeline M. Vavrick, 2006
  • Philip deV. Claverie, Sr., 2005
  • Donna D. Fraiche, 2004
  • Wayne J. Lee, 2003
  • Robert B. Acomb, Jr., 2002
  • Gene W. Lafitte, 2001
  • Herschel L. Abbott, Jr., 2000
  • George Denegre, 1999
  • David Conroy, 1998
  • Donald W. Doyle, 1997
  • Jack C. Benjamin, Sr., 1996
  • Arthur J. Waechter, Jr., 1995
  • Moise S. Steeg, Jr., 1994
  • Harry B. Kelleher, 1993
  • Walter M. Barnett, 1992
  • Moise W. Dennery, 1991

 

The New Orleans Bar Association is currently accepting nominations for the Presidents' Award. This award honors New Orleans lawyers for a lifelong commitment to community service in the highest ideals of citizenship.  
 
{Nominations must be submitted by April 30, 2018}

 

To Submit a Nomination

Use the Online Nomination Form

Nominations Deadline

April 30th of each year. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year’s award.