Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Beacon Award

The 2023 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Beacon Award

The New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion seeks nominations for the 2023 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Beacon Award. The Committee wishes to recognize exceptional efforts of a member of the legal community who demonstrates qualities that exemplify Justice Ginsburg. This nominee is an outspoken advocate for those less privileged. S/he is a pioneer – lighting a path for others to follow. S/he is honest, direct and speaks truth to power; courageous in the face of opposition. S/he is bold, innovative, and analytical.

Contact: [email protected]

Nomination Deadline: October 19, 2022

Date Presented: 2023 Annual Meeting

Prize Awarded: The recipient will receive a recognition award and a complimentary one-year membership in the Association.

PAST RECIPIENTS

2022– Rep. Stacey E. Plaskett, Virgin Islands of the United States

2021– Hon. Cheryl E. Chambers, New York State Appellate Division, Second Department