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Seeking Nominations for 2017 Diversity Awards and Professionalism Awards
These annual awards highlight individuals and firms making a significant contribution to the profession and to the advancement of justice. Awards will be presented at the HCBA Annual Meeting on June 1. The awards panels welcome nominations for the following:
Diversity Awards: Recognizing the substantial and long-term contributions of legal employers, attorneys, and non-attorneys to the furtherance of diversity and inclusion, civil rights, civil liberties, or human rights in the legal profession. Nominations due March 31.
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Professionalism Awards: Recognizing members of the bench and bar who best exemplify the pursuit of the practice of law as a profession, including a spirit of public service and promotion of the highest possible level of competence, integrity, and ethical conduct. Nominations due March 24.
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Meet Your President:
Paul Floyd, 2016-17 HCBA President
Paul Floyd is the the 98th president of the Hennepin County Bar Association. Floyd is a founding partner at Wallen-Friedman & Floyd where he practices in corporate and business-related matters, including law firm succession and compensation issues.
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Bar Benefit: Join Us March 2
Be a part of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation's 37th annual Bar Benefit -- the legal community's gala night of fun and fundraising. The Bar Benefit takes place Thursday, March 2, at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. The festivities begin right at 5:00 p.m with our Pro Bono Awards presentation. Don’t miss our biggest fundraiser of the year.
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HCBA members are encouraged to apply for open officer, board of director, and other leadership positions for the coming bar year, which begins on July 1. Application deadline: April 7, 2017.
Open positions include:
The Hennepin Lawyer:
View January/February 2017 Issue