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LGA Awards Chart

LGA AWARDS

Award

When Awarded Criteria Nomination Deadline
Cherin Award

Spring Conference

An outstanding Deputy or Assistant who has served at least 10 years.

February 15th

Finnegan Award

Fall Conference

An individual who has made significant contributions to local government law or to the LGA.

July 15th

Special Project Award

Fall Conference

A project which has significant importance to LGA or local government generally.

July 15th

Service Awards

Fall Conference 15, 20, 25 or 30 years of local government service. July 30th

Retiree Recognition

Spring or Fall Conference

A retiring LGA member employed full-time or serving as Chief Legal Counsel for a county, city or town for 15 years or more.

February 15th for Spring Conference
July 30th for Fall Conference

In Memoriam
 Fall Conference
Any member who died during the previous year.
 July 30th

*When the date falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day.


OTHER AWARDS

Award

When Awarded

Criteria

Nomination Deadline

Virginia Law Fellows

January

Active VSB member for 10 years
Highest standards of integrity and character
Outstanding in Community

Mid-August
http://www.virginialawfoundation.org/fellows/

Virginia State Bar (VSB) Award of Merit

June

For outstanding projects sponsored by specialty bar associations (such as the Local Government Law Specialty Bar)

End of April
http://www.vsb.org/site/members/
awards-and-contests/