Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award


2019 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award
 

 The New Orleans Bar Association is now accepting nominations for this year's Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award. This award honors maritime attorneys for their dedication in practicing admiralty law.


To submit a nomination, please click here
 

Nominations Deadline
August 15th of each year. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year’s award. Previous recipients are ineligible.

 
Criteria
  • Long-standing member of the Maritime & International Law Committee
  • Highly respected among peers
  • Contributes significantly to the local admiralty bar

Eligibility

  • Membership in the Maritime and International Law Committee and the New Orleans Bar Association
  • Actively engaged in the private practice of law
  • Lawyers holding or seeking elective office are ineligible

Previous Recipients

  • Benjamin W. Yancey, 1989
  • John W. Sims, 1990
  • Henry J. Read, 1992
  • Brunswick G. Deutsch, 1993
  • Warren M. Faris, 1994
  • George W. Healy III, 1995
  • Robert B. Acomb Jr., 1996
  • Charles E. Lugenbuhl, 1997
  • Samuel C. Gainsburgh, 1998
  • Gerard T. Gelpi, 1999
  • Neal D. Hobson, 2000
  • Jack C. Benjamin, 2001
  • John B. Gooch, Jr., 2002
  • James H. Roussel, 2003
  • William A. Porteous III, 2004
  • A. Gordon Grant, Jr., 2006
  • Donald R. Abaunza, 2008
  • Patricia A. Krebs, 2009
  • Ronald A. Johnson, 2010
  • Glenn G. Goodier, 2011
  • Norman C. Sullivan, Jr., 2012
  • Robert H. Murphy, 2013
  • S. Gene Fendler, 2014
  • Conrad S.P. "Duke" Williams, III, 2015
  • R. Keith Jarrett, 2016
  • Paul M. Sterbcow, 2017
  • Gary A. Hemphill, 2018

 

Nominations Deadline

August 15th of each year. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year’s award. Previous recipients are ineligible.



Submit a nomination

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