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Nominations now being accepted for the Liberty Bell Award

Purpose:
The Liberty Bell Award acknowledges outstanding community service from local individuals. 

Qualifications:
Citizens of Douglas County who promote a better understanding of the rule of law, encourage a greater respect for law, stimulate a sense of civic responsibility, and contribute to good government in the community.

Historically, the Award is generally given to non-lawyers.

Who can nominate:
Nominations are accepted from members of the local bar, and the Board of Officers then vote on the qualified nominations.  

What to include:
Please provide us with a few paragraphs about how your nominee meets the qualifications.  There is no specific format, but this helps the Board vote  on the nominees.

Deadline:
Nominations due by 5:00 PM Thursday April 18.

NOTE: The Award will be presented at our annual Law Day luncheon being held on May 1, 2019 at Macelli's.  (more info on that later)

Please send the name of your nominee and description to Andy Bauch:    abauch@douglascountyks.org    or you can drop off a hardcopy to Andy at the District Attorney's Office.

Mary Shultz