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ACLEA'S BEST AWARD RECIPIENTS 1992-2015

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Programs

"Award of Professional Excellence" Recipients (Programs):

2016: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (Large Organization) / Lawline (Small Organization)
2015: Continuing Professional Development, The Law Society of Upper Canada (Large Organization) / The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (Small Organization)
2014: District of Columbia Bar CLE Program and North Carolina Bar Association Foundation
2013: Colorado Bar Association CLE (Large Organization) / South Carolina Bar CLE Division (Small Organization)
2012: National Institute for Trial Advocacy (Large Organization) / Georgetown Law CLE (Small Organization)
2011: Illinois State Bar Association (Large Organization) / Legal Education Society of Alberta (Small Organization)
2010: Illinois State Bar Association (Large Organization) / Osgood Professional Development (Small Organization)
2009: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2008: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2007: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2006: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2005: State Bar of Wisconsin
2004: Lovells
2003: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
2002: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2001: Joint Project: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Protocol, Law Society of Manitoba, Legal Education Society of Alberta, Saskatchewan Law Education Society Inc.
2000: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
1999: Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education
1998: Washington State Bar
1997: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
1996: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1995: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1994: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1993: Virginia Continuing Legal Education
1992: Minnesota State Bar Association

Continuing Legal Education "Award of Outstanding Achievement" Recipients (Programs):

2016: American Bar Association and State Bar of Wisconsin (Large Organization) / Trial Lawyers Association of BC and New York State Bar Association - Continuing Legal Education Department (Small Organization)
2015: Ontario Bar Association (New Award Winner) / The Law Society of New South Wales - NSWYL Family Law Committee (Large Organization) / Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) (Small Organization)
2014: Illinois State Bar Association, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, State Bar of Wisconsin - PINNACLE and The CLE Society of British Columbia
2013: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Large Organization) / Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and The Law Society of New South Wales (Small Organization)
2012: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Minnesota CLE (Large Organization) / ReelTime CLE and Columbus Bar Association (Small Organization)
2011: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Large Organization) / North Carolina Bar Association Foundation and Knoxville Bar Association (Small Organization)
2010: The Missouri Bar and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) - (Large Organization) / Australia College of Law and The Canadian Bar Association (Small Organization)
2009: Atlanta Bar Association and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2008: Massachusetts CLE and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2007: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
2006: NCBAF and Suffolk University
2005: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Michigan
2004: Massachusetts CLE and North Carolina Bar Association
2003: D.C. Bar CLE Program and The Advocates' Society & Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
2002: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and Texas Bar CLE
2001: Massachusetts CLE and Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2000: State Bar of Texas and State Bar of Wisconsin
1999: Pennsylvania Bar Institute and State Bar of Arizona
1998: Pennsylvania Bar Institute and State Bar of Texas
1997: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
1996: Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education and State Bar of Nevada
1995: Queensland Law Society, Inc. and Washington State Bar Association CLE
1994: Kansas Bar Association and Saskatchewan Legal Education Society, Inc.
1993: CLE in Colorado, Inc. and Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
1992: South Texas College of Law and Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia

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Publications

"Award of Professional Excellence" Recipients (Publications):

2016: CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar • California) (Large Organization) / Legal Education Society of Alberta (Small Organization)
2015: CEB - Continuing Education of the Bar (Large Organization) / Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) (Small Organization)
2014: CEB and Institute of Continuing Legal Education
2013: Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) (Large Organization) / Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (Small Organization)
2012: Continuing Education of the Bar - California (Large Organization) / Westway Publishing (Small Organization)
2011: Continuing Education of the Bar - California (Large Organization) / Colorado Bar Association CLE (Small Organization)
2010: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2009: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2008: National Institute for Trial Advocacy
2007: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2006: Continuing Education of the Bar, California
2005: Continuing Education of the Bar, California
2004: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2003: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
2002: Continuing Education of the Bar California
2001: New Zealand Law Society
2000: National Institute for Trial Advocacy
1999: State Bar of Wisconsin
1998: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
1997: State Bar of Wisconsin
1996: Continuing Education of the Bar California
1995: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
1994: Minnesota State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education
1993: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
1992: Oregon State Bar CLE

"Award of Outstanding Achievement" Recipients (Publications):

2016: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE | New England) and Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Large Organization) / Oregon State Bar, Legal Publications Department and Colorado Bar Association CLE (Small Organization)
2015: National Institute for Trial Advocacy (Large Organization) / Oregon State Bar, Legal Publications Department and Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Small Organization)
2014: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE | New England), New York State Bar Association and Oregon State Bar, Legal Publications Dept.
2013: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Large Organization) / Oregon State Bar (Small Organization)
2012: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE (Large Organization) / Oregon State Bar, Legal Publications Dept. (Small Organization)
2011: Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. [MCLE | New England] (Large Organization) / CLE Alabama and Oregon State Bar, Legal Publications Dept. (Small Organization)
2010: Continuing Education of the Bar, California and TexasBarBooks, State Bar of Texas
2009: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2008: California Continuing Education of the Bar and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education
2007: TexasBarBooks, State Bar of Texas and ALIABA Continuing Professional Education
2006: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2005: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and State Bar of Wisconsin
2004: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
2003: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
2002: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and The Missouri Bar
2001: Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Inc.and Institute of Continuing Legal Education
2000: Missouri Bar CLE and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1999: Pennsylvania Bar Institute and South Carolina Bar CLE Division
1998: Massachusetts CLE and Illinois Institute for CLE
1997: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Leo Cussen Institute
1996: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and California Continuing Education of the Bar
1995: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education
1994: Oregon State Bar CLE and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1993: Kansas Bar Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1992: Continuing Education of the Bar California and Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education

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Best Public Interest Activity

"Steven Leleiko Memorial Award for Professional Excellence" Recipients (Public Interest):

2016: American Bar Association
2015: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE | New England)
2014: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE | New England)
2013: New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Department
2012: American Bar Association
2011: Colorado Bar Association CLE
2010: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2009: North Carolina Bar Association Foundation
2008: Center for Advanced Legal Studies Suffolk University Law School
2007: Atlanta Bar Association CLE
2006: Practicing Law Institute
2005: ALI-ABA
2004: North Carolina Bar Association
2003: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2002: Practising Law Institute
2001: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education
2000: Pennsylvania Bar Institute and North Carolina Bar Foundation

"Award of Outstanding Achievement" Recipients (Public Interest):

2016: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2015: Illinois State Bar Association and NYSBA Continuing Legal Education Department
2014: Illinois State Bar Association and State Bar of Arizona and INREACH
2013: New Hampshire Bar and North Carolina Advocates for Justice
2012: Minnesota CLE and The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2011: Illinois State Bar Association and Holland & Knight LLP
2010: ALI-ABA and State Bar of Texas
2009: Illinois State Bar Association
2008: Minnesota CLE
2007: North Carolina Bar Association Foundation and ABA Center for CLE/ABA YLD/ABA AIDS Coordinating Committee
2006: New Mexico State Bar Foundation and Suffolk University Law School
2005: Minnesota CLE and Massachusetts CLE
2004: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, State Bar of Texas and State Bar of Wisconsin, CLE Books
2003: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and State Bar of Nevada
2002: North Caroline Bar Association Foundation and Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2001: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2000: Advanced Legal Studies

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Technology

"John Day Memorial Award for Professional Excellence in Technology"

As a presenter, Technology SIG member, and planning committee participant, John Day (1968-2004) contributed greatly to his fellow ACLEA members' understanding of how technology could be used to further the goals of CLE. To honor his service, ACLEA has renamed its highest award in the field as the John Day Memorial Award for Professional Excellence in Technology.

2016: Practising Law Institute
2015: Continuing Professional Development, The Law Society of Upper Canada
2014: Institute of Coninuing Legal Education
2013: Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2012: Minnesota CLE
2011: Colorado Bar Association CLE
2010: Legal Education Society of Alberta
2009: Not Awarded
2008: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2007: Law Society of British Columbia
2006: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2005: Howrey Simon Arnold & White
2004: State Bar of Texas CLE
2003: Saskatchewan Legal Education Society, Inc.
2002: Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
2001: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2000: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
1999: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
1998: ALI-ABA
1997: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
1996: IRS Office of Chief Counsel and Training and Employee Development Branch
1995: Continuing Education of the Bar California
1994: Kansas Bar Association
1993: Continuing Education of the Bar California
1992: Continuing Education of the Bar California

"Award of Outstanding Achievement" Recipients (Technology):

2016: Ontario Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2015: Colorado Bar ASsociation CLE and Practising Law Institute
2014: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Thomson Reuters Legal Insights & Analytics
2013: Law Society of New South Wales and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
2012: Bloomberg BNA and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. [MCLE | New England]
2011: BNA and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. [MCLE | New England]
2010: State Bar of Texas/TexasBarCLE and West LegalEdcenter
2009: Not Awarded
2008: Oregon State Bar and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education
2007: ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education
2006: State Bar of Texas Texas Bar CLE and State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Books Division
2005: State Bar of Texas Texas Bar CLE and The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Michigan
2004: American Immigration Lawyers Association and Canadian Bar Association
2003: ALI-ABA and Continuing Education of the Bar, California
2002: Legal Education Society of Alberta and Virginia CLE
2001: Erie Institute of Law and Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan
2000: The Missouri Bar, CLE Dept. and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1999: Practising Law Institute and State Bar of Texas and Professional Education and Training Solutions American Immigration Lawyers Association
1998: Michigan Institute of CLE and Minnesota State Bar CLE
1997: Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Educationand Practicing Law Institute
1996: The CLE Group and Continuing Education of the Bar California
1995: Legal Education Society of Alberta and American Immigration Lawyers Association
1994: ABA Division of Professional Education and Nebraska Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1993: Kansas Bar Association and Professional Development Program of the State Bar of Texas
1992: ABA Division of Professional Education and Continuing Education of the Bar California

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Marketing

"Award of Professional Excellence" Recipients (Marketing):

2016: Institute of Continuing Legal Education
2015: Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2014: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
2013: State Bar of Wisconsin
2012: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2011: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2010: TexasBarBooks/State Bar of Texas
2009: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2008: IPED the Institute for Professional and Executive Development, Inc.
2007: North Carolina Bar Association Foundation
2006: Minnesota CLE
2005: Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2004: Massachusetts CLE
2003: North Carolina Association Foundation
2002: Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
2001: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
2000: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1999: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1998: Oregon State Bar
1997: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
1996: Continuing Education of the Bar California
1995: Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education
1994: Georgetown University Law Center Division of Continuing Legal Education
1993: Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education
1992: CLE in Colorado, Inc.

"Award of Outstanding Achievement" Recipients (Marketing):

2016: Legal Education Society of Alberta, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE | New England) and Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2015: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MCLE | New England) and Pennsylvania Bar Institute
2014: Institute of Continuing Legal Education Minnesota CLE
2013: Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
2012: Colorado Bar Association CLE and Oklahoma Bar Association CLE
2011: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and ALI-ABA Continuing Professional Education
2010: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
2009: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and The New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
2008: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and The National Institute for Trial Advocacy
2007: The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan) and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
2006: N.C. Bar Association Foundation CLE and University of Mississippi CLE
2005: Massachusetts CLE and North Carolina Bar Association
2004: Institute of Continuing Legal Education and North Carolina Bar Association
2003: Institute of Continuing Legal Education and New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
2002: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and Minnesota Continuing Legal Education
2001: Continuing Education of the Bar California and New York State Bar Association
2000: Virginia CLE and The New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
1999: Georgetown University Law Center and Illinois Institute for CLE
1998: ALI-ABA and Michigan Institute of CLE
1997: Alaska Bar Association and University of Miami Law School,Center for CLE
1996: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and Continuing Education of the Bar California
1995: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and Oregon State Bar CLE
1994: Legal Education Society of Alberta and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
1993: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. and Continuing Education of the Bar California
1992: Tulane Law School CLE and Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education

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The President's Award

2016: Lynn Chard, Executive Director, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
2013: Donna J. Passons, Executive Director, ACLEA and President, Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education
1998: Leslie Belasco, Director, Research & Development, ALI-ABA, and Pat Nester, Director, Professional Development, State Bar of Texas
1996: Frank V. Harris, Executive Director, Minnesota CLE
1982: Gene Cavin, Director, Professional Development Program, State Bar of Texas

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Special Recognition Awards

2010: Leslie A. Belasco, Director, Research & Development, ALI-ABA, and Mark T. Carroll, Director, Office of Electronic and Print Publications, ALI-ABA
2005: Richard E. Carter, Executive Director Emeritus, ALI-ABA
2002: Charles C. Bingaman, Executive Director, Illinois Institute for CLE
2001: Cecil L. Caulkins, Director of Education, The Missouri Bar, and Dorothy M. Palazzo, Director of CLE, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue
1997: Terry J. Brooks, CLE Director, New York State Bar Association

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Complete Winning Entry Packages from Recent Years

These are great examples for those who haven't yet submitted an entry in the award contest -- and a wonderful source of ideas for all of us!


2013 Award-Winning Entries

2012 Award-Winning Entries
2011 Award-Winning Entries
2010 Award-Winning Entries
2009 Award-Winning Entries
2008 Award-Winning Entries
2007 Award-Winning Entries
2006 Award-Winning Entries
2005 Award-Winning Entries
2004 Award-Winning Entries
2003 Award-Winning Entries
2002 Award-Winning Entries
2001 Award-Winning Entries

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