Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award, originally established by the Apothaker family to honor Louis D. Apothaker, recognizes a public interest attorney who is dedicating his or her life to equal access to justice by working in the non-profit legal services field. The award acknowledges exceptional leadership, dedication and accomplishment, and is accompanied by a $2,500 prize.
This important and prestigious honor is presented annually to an individual who represents the legal community’s commitment to promoting equal access to justice, and embodies the mission of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and its work in support of civil legal aid in Philadelphia.
2019 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Philadelphia Bar Foundation! Download the nomination form below.
Nomination forms are due by 5:00 PM on Monday, May 20, 2019.
2018 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award
2018 marks the thirty-ninth anniversary of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award. This year's award will be officially presented to Bob Lukens by the Philadelphia Bar Foundation at our 2018 Access to Justice Celebration and Awards Reception on Thursday, November 8, 2018.