You have just two more days to submit your nominations for the eighth annual Minnesota District Judges Association Judicial Awards.
The awards, which will be given at the MDJA’s annual meeting Sept. 4, 2008, will recognize the efforts of judges who have provided outstanding service inside and outside the judicial system.
Nominations will be kept anonymous and may be made by judges, court staff, lawyers and the public in accordance with the following criteria:
Award No. 1 is for a judge who has distinguished himself or herself by/through:
--Active membership in the Minnesota District Judges Association;
--Contributing to the improvement of the judicial system;
--Service as a trial judge (not necessarily length of service);
--Promoting judicial efficiency.
Award No. 2 is for a judge who has distinguished himself or herself by/through:
--Active membership in the MDJA;
--Showing or performing outstanding service to the community.
The nomination deadline is Aug. 1, 2008. Nominations should be no longer than two, double-spaced typewritten pages, and submitted to Carol M. Solberg, MDJA, 4805 Bald Eagle Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, or to CMSolberg@aol.com. A committee of three retired judges will select the award winners.