The Maurice Weigle Exceptional Young Lawyer Award celebrates the initiative and exceptional contributions of young lawyers to the profession, the organized bar and the community. The Award reflects the commitment and beliefs of an extraordinary father and son, Maurice W. Weigle (1877-1967) and Maurice S. Weigle (1912-1989), who each exhibited a lifelong devotion to the law and the community.
Both men were highly respected Chicago attorneys and esteemed members of The Chicago Bar Association. They felt passionately about furthering education, youth empowerment and the legal community of Chicago. In memory of their spirit and dedication to these issues, their families generously endowed this prestigious Award in 1968, allowing the recipient to designate a special grant to his or her favorite legal aid or public interest law organization.
Nominations are due on May 17, 2013. Click here for more information