Submit a Nomination

Background Information and Instructions:
  • In the form below, provide requested information about you and any information that is reasonably available to you about the nominee.
  • Any person may make nominations. A person may make more than one nomination.
  • Current members of the Litigation Section Council are not eligible to be nominated.

To be eligible for nomination, a person must:

  • Currently be a judge in a Maryland State or Federal court; and
  • Be a current dues-paying member of the MSBA.

Criteria for evaluation of nominations:

  1. Assessment of knowledge of the law;
  2. Assessment of courtroom management skills;
  3. Reputation for fairness and civility;
  4. Extra-curricular service to the Judiciary and the Bar; and
  5. Extra-curricular contributions to the community-at-large.

The award will be presented at the Litigation Section’s Annual Dinner Meeting (typically in May). The Litigation Section Council will select the recipient.

Please submit your completed nomination form by the close of business on February 1.


Previous Award Recipients

The Honorable Alan M. Wilner (2011-2012)
The Honorable Stuart R. Berger (2012-2013)
The Honorable John P. Morrissey (2013-2014)
The Honorable Daniel M. Long (2014-2015)
The Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. (2015-2016)
The Honorable Patrice E. Lewis (2016-2017)
The Honorable Kathleen G. Cox (2017-2018)
The Honorable Robert N. McDonald (2018-2019)
The Honorable Angela M. Eaves (2019-2020)