Award of Merit

The Executive Committee of the OSB Taxation Section recognizes and honors those who exemplify professionalism in the practice of tax law in the State of Oregon with the Award of Merit.

Eligibility

Any current or former member of the OSB is eligible to receive the OSB Taxation Section Award of Merit as described in the award standards and guidelines. The Award is granted to the candidate whom the Executive Committee believes to best personify the Oregon State Bar's Statement of Professionalism, and best serves as a role model for other lawyers. Factors considered include reputation, conduct, leadership activities and service within the bar or the community in general, and pro bono service. The candidate's accomplishments must fall within the tax field.

Nominations

Any lawyer or non-lawyer may nominate an OSB attorney member for the Award of Merit. Nominations must be in writing and should give at least a brief description of the nominee’s qualification for the award. All nominations must be submitted to the Award Committee no later than May 1 of the calendar year. Email your nominations to:

Jonathan Cavanagh
Cynthia Fraser
Joe Hagen
Chris Heuer

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