Vern Countryman Award 2019
Vern Countryman was a legendary champion of consumer rights, and a founding trustee of the National Consumer Law Center. Since the first award was presented in 1990, the Vern Countryman Award has quickly become the top honor for consumer attorneys with 15 or more years of experience
We welcome and encourage your nominations for a deserving defender of consumer rights to receive the 2019 Countryman Award, which will be presented at our 28th annual Consumer Rights Litigation Conference this October in Boston, Massachusetts.
Deadline to nominate is Friday, May 31st.
The winning candidate is chosen by a committee of NCLC's Board of Directors consisting of attorneys and low-income clients. Please be sure to build a short but compelling case for your nominee.
15+ Years Experience
Candidate's Resume / CV
1-2 page description of the work which qualifies for the award
Optional but encouraged: 1 or more letters of recommendation from those familiar with the candidate's work
Optional: Media hits or published works of the candidate
**Max length 8 pages**
All criteria must be met to qualify