Nominations sought for MDTC's Young Lawyers Golden Gavel Award

The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) is currently accepting nominations for the Seventh Annual Young Lawyers Section Golden Gavel Award, which will be presented on Friday, May 16, 2014 during the MDTC Awards Banquet at the the Atheneum Hotel in Detroit.

Attorneys are invited to submit a nomination, with particular emphasis on the enumerated criteria. Letters of recommendation from any source which supports the candidate are also welcome.

Candidates need not be a current member of the MDTC. However, each must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan, and serve as defense counsel.

Deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 10. For a nomination form, visit and click on "awards." For additional information, email

Published: Fri, Jan 3, 2014