The Texas Center for Legal Ethics is now accepting nominations for the fifth annual Chief Justice Jack Pope Professionalism Awards. One award each will be presented to an appellate judge and an appellate lawyer who epitomize the highest level of professionalism and integrity. Active and retired lawyers and judges are eligible. Awards will be presented during the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society Dinner in June.

Nominations should include a one-page explanation of the nominee’s qualifications as well as a biography or C.V. The deadline for nominations is April 1. You can submit nominations by email to; via fax to (512) 427- 4125; or via mail to Texas Center for Legal Ethics, 1414 Colorado, 4th Floor, Austin 78701.