The Missouri Lawyers Media Up & Coming Awards recognize young attorneys who are making a positive difference in the practice of law in Missouri and whose outstanding contributions have them on the track for success. This high-level networking opportunity brings together more than 200 young attorneys at a premier luncheon event every fall.
The Up & Coming Awards recognize legal professionals 40 or younger, or within the first 10 years of practice, who fulfill both of the following criteria: (1) demonstrate a level of professional accomplishment, skill and leadership beyond their years, and (2) demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to the community through their volunteer service and leadership.
The nomination form for this award is at the bottom of this page. Nomination deadline is Friday, July 24.
Up & Coming: 40 or younger, or within the first 10 years of practice
Law Firm Leader: Early-career professionals who hold important leadership positions at their firms
Public Service: Early-career professionals working in the non-profit sector
Pro Bono Project: Recognizing an extraordinary pro bono project led by early-career professionals
Mentor Awards: Given to more experienced legal professionals who have played an important role in the development of those starting out in the profession. Does not need to fulfill the Up & Coming criteria.