|Young Lawyers Division Awards|
The Iowa State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Award of Merit was created in 1975 for the purpose of recognizing extraordinary service to the legal profession and / or the association. This award may be given to recognize an especially meritorious deed for service which significantly advances the goals of the legal profession or the ISBA. It may also be given to recognize the long-standing, exemplary service of a recipient to the legal profession or the ISBA.
Each year, nominations for the award are presented by a selection committee to the ISBA YLD Executive Committee After presentation of the name or names of the candidates for the consideration, the awardee(s) are confirmed by vote. The ISBA YLD President presents the award at the ISBA President’s Awards Gala.