SBM accepting nominations for 2024 Representative Assembly Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for two State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly awards honoring attorneys for their outstanding achievements.

The Michael Franck Award honors a Michigan attorney for contributing to improving the legal profession. The Unsung Hero Award honors a Michigan attorney who exhibits the highest standards of practice and commitment to the benefit of others. Both awards are given annually.

Nomination forms are available online at and are due by Saturday, March 9, 2024.

Nominees must be State Bar of Michigan members in good standing and can be recognized for contributions made in the past year or a cumulative effort over several years.

The Representative Assembly's Nomination and Awards Committee will review the nominations and select the recipients.

The Representative Assembly is the final policy-making body of the State Bar.

For additional information, contact Carrie Sharlow at or 517-346-6317.