Asian American Bar Association of Houston
A voice for the Asian-American Community
January 31st is the deadline for nominations for the Justice David Welling Chew award.
About the award:
The Asian Pacific Interest Section (APIS) Justice David Wellington Chew Award is the highest honor awarded by APIS every year, recognizing the outstanding achievements, commitment, and leadership of a lawyer who has paved the way for the advancement of other Asian Pacific American (APA) attorneys. Established in 2002, the Award was named after Justice Chew, former Chief Justice of the Eighth Court of Appeals and one of the first Asian Pacific Americans in the Texas judiciary. Award recipients demonstrate vision, courage, and tenacity in their practice, and they have made substantial and lasting contributions to the APA legal profession, as well as the broader APA community. Nominees must be licensed to practice law in Texas, have paid membership dues prescribed by the Supreme Court of Texas, and be members in good standing of the State Bar. It is highly preferred that the Nominee be present at the APIS Conference Awards Ceremony to receive the award.
A nomination form can be downloaded here.