Nomination forms are due November 3 to the MBA. You are strongly encouraged to nominate members who meet the criteria for the Diversity, Professionalism, Merit and Pro Bono awards. The awards will be presented at the MBA Annual Meeting and Dinner on May 8, 2024.
Former nominees may be re-nominated. To propose a nominee for any of this year’s award selection processes, please complete and return the nomination form(s) linked above or contact the MBA at email@example.com for more information.
The MBA Diversity Award honors individual attorneys, legal employers, or other legal organizations that have shown a long-term commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in the MBA and Multnomah County legal community.
The MBA Professionalism Award is awarded to an individual for the highest ethical standards and exemplary conduct in the practice of law and for making the practice of law more enjoyable.
The MBA Merit Award recognizes and honors those who have made significant recent contributions to the MBA's mission of promoting justice through service, education or leadership to the MBA, legal profession or community.
Pro Bono Awards
The Pro Bono Awards recognize lawyers who provide pro bono assistance to low-income and underserved members of our community to reduce barriers to justice and provide access to the legal system. Recipients are screened and selected by Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO)/Oregon Law Center (OLC)/MBA Pro Bono Committee.