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Legal Excellence Awards

Nominate a legal professional or a law firm today!

Central Penn Business Journal is proud to bring a new recognition event to the region honoring legal professionals. Legal Excellence Awards honors Central Pennsylvania’s top leaders in law – lawyers, judges and legal professionals – whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding. Nominate an outstanding legal leader today.

Applications close Aug. 16, 2021

Event date: Nov. 1, 2021

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Central Penn Business Journal is a COVID-conscious organization. All of our events are online until we can bring large groups of business professionals together safely. We will make event decisions based on CDC recommendations and state and county guidance.


Monday, November 01, 2021


Hilton Harrisburg
North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States

Nominate for the following categories:

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT — Honors lawyers whose careers have helped shape the legal landscape in the Central Pennsylvania area and who have shown longstanding commitment to the community.
LEADERS IN LAW — Honors attorneys and judges who have shown tremendous dedication to the legal profession and selfless, tireless commitment to the community.
UP AND COMING LAWYERS — Honors attorneys who have been admitted to the bar for 10 years or less and demonstrate professional accomplishment, community service and a strong commitment to the legal profession early in their careers.
IN HOUSE COUNSEL —  Honors companies’ in-house counsel for the critical role they play in making their companies successful.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) — Honors attorneys and others in our community who excel at alternative dispute resolution and are able to help parties avoid costly litigation.
PRO BONO EXCELLENCE — Honors attorneys who contribute a significant number of hours to Pro Bono work in the community.
PARALEGAL — Honors paralegals who do outstanding work to help their law firms succeed.
LAW FIRM ADMINISTRATOR — Honors administrators who do outstanding work to help their law firms succeed.
LAW FIRM INNOVATION — Honors law firms that have taken innovative steps to move forward and stay ahead of trends in what clients are looking for from their legal representation.
LAW FIRM DIVERSITY — Honors law firms that have shown success in hiring diverse candidates for both associate- and partner-level roles.
CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES — Honors attorneys from area civil legal services.