We are now accepting nominations for the Orange County Bar Association’s 2021 Professionalism Awards. The submission deadline is November 6, 2020. Award recipients will be announced in January 2020.
Save the date for the Professionalism Awards Ceremony: We are still in the planning process but the ceremony will be scheduled for a date in late March of 2021. More details will be available in the coming months.
Questions? Contact Kate Hollis.
- William Trickel, Jr. Professionalism Award – Please submit your nomination to email@example.com with the subject line “Trickel Award Nomination”. Click here to download the form.
- Lawrence G. Mathews, Jr. Young Lawyer Professionalism Award – Please submit your nomination to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Mathews Award Nomination”. Click here to download the form.
- The James G. Glazebrook Memorial Bar Service Award – Please submit your nomination to email@example.com with the subject line “Glazebrook Award Nomination”. Click here to download the form.
Forms can also be sent to OCBA, c/o Jenny Brown, 880 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801.
The William Trickel, Jr. and the Lawrence G. Mathews, Jr. Young Lawyer Professionalism Award recipients, who are nominated by their peers, are attorneys whose conduct and career stands as a model of success built on unquestioned professionalism. Trickel Award winners have practiced law for 15 or more years, while Mathews Award winners have practiced law for less than 15 years.
The James G. Glazebrook Memorial Bar Service Award is presented to a state or federal jurist who best demonstrates service to and support of the legal profession and the Legal Aid Society of the OCBA, is dedicated to professionalism both in and out of the courtroom, and is a leader in promoting professionalism, including civility, integrity, and respect for the legal system.
William Trickel, Jr. Professionalism Award Recipients
|2020||N. Diane Holmes|
|2019||Nicholas A. Shannin|
|2018||Glenn A. Adams|
|2017||Charles T. Wells|
|2016||Emery H. Rosenbluth Jr.|
|2015||Herbert Lee Allen, Jr.|
|2014||Rafael E. Martinez|
|2013||The Honorable James A. Edwards|
|2012||Matthew G. Brenner|
|2011||Patrick M. Magill|
|2010||Leon H. Handley|
|2009||Mary Anne De Petrillo|
|2008||Council “Butch” Wooten, Jr.|
|2007||Kirk N. Kirkconnell|
|2006||William B. Wilson|
|2005||Michael P. McMahon|
|2004||Warren W. Lindsey|
|2003||Bruce B. Blackwell|
|2002||Ava K. Doppelt|
|2001||The Honorable Sally D.M. Kest|
|2000||R. Lee Bennett|
|1999||Chandler R. Muller|
|1998||Darryl M. Bloodworth|
|1997||The Honorable John Marshall Kest|
|1996||The Honorable Gregory A. Presnell|
|1995||Jules S. Cohen|
|1994||David B. King|
Lawrence G. Mathews, Jr. Young Lawyer Professionalism Award Recipients
|2018||Amber N. Davis|
|2017||Karen L. Persis|
|2016||Kristopher J. Kest|
|2015||Anthony F. Sos|
|2014||LaShawnda K. Jackson|
|2013||Richard S. Dellinger|
|2012||Ryan E. Davis|
|2010||Cara M. Dobrev|
|2009||The Honorable Heather Pinder Rodriguez|
|2008||Liz Foshee McCausland|
|2007||Diego “Woody” Rodriguez|
|2006||Thomas A. Zehnder|
|2005||Nicholas A. Shannin|
|2004||Tad A. Yates|
James G. Glazebrook Memorial Bar Service Award Recipients
|2020||The Honorable Karen S. Jennemann|
|2019||The Honorable Frederick Lauten|
|2018||The Honorable Daniel E. Traver|
|2017||The Honorable Arthur B. Briskman|
|2016||The Honorable David A. Baker|
|2015||The Honorable Bob LeBlanc|
|2014||The Honorable Faye L. Allen|
|2013||The Honorable John Antoon, II|
|2012||The Honorable Belvin Perry, Jr.|
|2011||The Honorable John Marshall Kest|
|2010||The Honorable Lawrence R. Kirkwood|
|2009||The Honorable Alice L. Blackwell|
|2008||The Honorable Emerson R. Thompson, Jr.|