Yale Sappern Civility Award
The Yale Sappern Civility Award honors and recognizes a New Haven area lawyer or court staff person who exhibits and/or embodies the kind and helpful qualities found in the person and work of Yale Sappern, the Administrative Supervisor of the Family Division of the Superior Court, J.D. at New Haven from 1966 to 1997. The intent of the award is to increase and encourage civility in our courthouse and legal community.
Past recipients include:
2013- Hon. Jonathan E. Silbert
2012- Kathleen Naumann
2011- Hon. John Keyes
2010- Gary P. Sklaver
2009- Bernard Christianson
2008- Amina Nadja Warsama Connelly & John A. "Jack" Dziekan
2006- Cathleen M. Edwards
Yale Sappern Civility Award Criteria
The NHCBA is accepting nominations for the Yale Sappern Civility Award through Friday, August 1, 2014.
2014 Yale Sappern Civility Award Nomination Form
Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented at the NHCBA Annual Dinner, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors and recognizes a New Haven area lawyer or judge who has been in practice for at least forty years, has made outstanding contributions to the legal profession; is held in high esteem and regard by clients, colleagues, and the judiciary; and practices with the highest ethical and professional standards.
The NHCBA is accepting nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award through Friday, August 1, 2014.
2014 Lifetime Achievement Nomination Form