Nominations Now Being Accepted for Kimball Award


The nomination deadline for the Catherine D. Kimball Award for Advancement of the Administration of Justice is March 31.

This annual award was established to honor Catherine D. Kimball, the first woman to serve as chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The Catherine D. Kimball Award is open to both attorneys and judges who have done exemplary work in advancing the administration of justice in Louisiana. These activities may include (but are not limited to):
  • Improving services to those who use the Louisiana court system including jurors, witnesses, litigants, attorneys, and defendants
  • Improving court facilities
  • Enhancing services to pro-se litigants
  • Producing materials for public education
  • Facilitating access to the courts
  • Improving accountability
  • Hosting conferences, meetings, or other outreach efforts that facilitate the exchange of ideas and encourage collegiality within the judicial branch

Click here to download the award nomination form: http://files.lsba.org/documents/Members/2017KimballAwardForm.pdf.  

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