New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 8, 2012 – For the first time ever, a new website will offer lawyers the opportunity to learn about the entire gamut of legal award programs in America. The new website www.lawawardprograms.com will provide a comprehensive listing of all categories of law awards ranging from civil rights to education and from e-lawyering to environmental law. The site intends to be a comprehensive listing of all law awards available in the United States, with the mission to encourage more lawyers and law firms to achieve higher perfection in the practice of law. Through the site, lawyers can identify skills and accomplishments that match with available awards. The site includes several awards given by the American Bar Association, and other organizations such as The American Lawyer Hall of Fame, Environmental Law Institute, The International Legal Alliance and the National Conference for Women’s Bar Associations.
The featured program of the month is The Burton Awards for Legal Achievement, a non-profit program run in association with the Library of Congress. The Burton Awards recognizes major triumphs in law, from legends in law, to distinguished writing, to law firm’s best websites, articles and newsletters. The Burton Awards recognizes counsels in law firms, as well as law students.
The new website includes twenty-eight awards in over a dozen categories, including: civil rights, education, e-lawyering, environmental, family law, general, legal writing, legal aid, advocacy, marketing, media, pro bono and women in law. Links to each of the awards programs are provided. Advertising opportunities, including logo services and detailed descriptions are available by calling Emily at (212) 672-1862.