For the third year, Advocate Capital Inc. is partnering with the American Association for Justice (AAJ) to sponsor the Advocate Capital, Inc. / AAJ Paralegal of the Year Award. We hope that this award continues to bring well deserved attention to the crucial role that paralegals play in our civil justice system.
The Advocate Capital, Inc. / AAJ Paralegal of the Year Award is presented to a paralegal that has consistently demonstrated knowledge of the law, perseverance in their cases and to their attorneys’ clients, superior paralegal skills and whose commitment and overall attitude is an inspiration to other paralegals. Judging criteria is based on a candidate’s commitment to the paralegal community, continuing legal education and their community through volunteering. Any Paralegal Affiliate of AAJ who has been a member for at least one year is eligible for nomination. A candidate must be nominated by an AAJ Attorney Member in good standing or by another AAJ Paralegal Affiliate.
The 2014 Paralegal of the Year Award recipient receives free airfare, hotel and registration to AAJ’s 2014 Annual Convention in Baltimore, MD on July 26-30.
If you know someone who fulfills these criteria, please submit your nomination via email to Jennifer Rafter, Caucus Group Manager, at Jennifer.Rafter@justice.org or Mary Skinner, co-chair of the Paralegal Affiliates at email@example.com.
The deadline for nominations is May 21, 2014.