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The NBA’s 40 Under 40 Awards recognize the nation’s top lawyers under the age of 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, including in innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community involvement. The awardees typically represent a cross-section of legal professionals, including big firm, solo and industry practitioners, government lawyers, judges, academicians, corporate counsels, young elected officials, and various other lawyers, all of whom are using their degree in innovative and community impacting ways that help advance the goals and mission of the National Bar Association. Selected winners are honored at the NBA Annual Convention and Exhibits. See Previous Winners.

Voting ends on July 6, 2020

During the July 25, 2020, Virtual Black-tie Awards Gala, recipients of the Nation's Best Advocate of the Year and the Excellence in Leadership, Service, Activism, and Innovation awards will be announced. Here is your opportunity to help decide which of the nominees will win these five honors. Recipients of these awards will be selected based on the following: 1) cumulative voting using this poll; 2) review of the original packages submitted; and 3) voting of the selection committee. These three areas will be appropriately weighted to select the five recipients.

HOW TO VOTE:  Please review the bios of each of the 40 recipients and cast your vote for the five (5) candidates whose current body of work separates them and qualifies them for one of the individual awards:
Activism | InnovationLeadership |Service |Nation's Best Advocate 


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