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  • Lon O. Hocker Award Nomination Form

    Nominations for the 2017 Lon O. Hocker Awards may be made between January 1 and March 15.

    The Lon O. Hocker Awards
    were established in 1954 by Mary B. Hocker in memory of her late husband, an outstanding St. Louis trial lawyer. The awards are made annually by the Missouri Bar Foundation to young lawyers who have demonstrated unusual proficiency in the art of trial advocacy. Three lawyers are selected each year, one each from St. Louis, Kansas City and outstate Missouri. Nominations are due March 15.
    Who Can You Nominate?
    Any member of The Missouri Bar who meets the trial proficiency description above and is under 40 years of age as of September 30 during the year in which the award is being presented.  Once you have received the award, you are not eligible for future consideration. (List of Past Recipients)
    What Happens After I Submit a Nomination?
    After we receive your nomination form, The Missouri Bar will send the nominee a form to fill out, requesting information and details that will be used by the Missouri Bar Foundation to select the 2017 award recipients.
    How Do I Nominate Someone?
    You can use the form below to submit your nomination electronically or you can print a form and submit it by mail or fax.
    If you are submitting a nomination by mail or fax, please send to:
    The Missouri Bar
    Lon O. Hocker Award Nomination
    Attn: Diana Gerling
    326 Monroe, PO Box 119
    Jefferson City, MO 65102

    Or Fax

    Attn: Diana Gerling
    Nominee Information: 
    Name of Nominee  
     Your Information  
    Email Address  

    Nominations must be e-mailed no later than March 15, 2017.