FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury magazine publisher Lifestyle Media Group announced today the creation of an awards program designed to showcase South Florida legal professionals whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities deserves recognition. The awards will honor lawyers, law firms and corporate general counsel who have achieved excellence in law, maintained the highest level of ethics, shown a commitment to their community and are proven leaders.
"I felt it was time to honor the success of legal innovators and recognize outstanding achievement in law," said Gary Press, Chairman, Lifestyle Media Group. "We're going to honor the top South Florida lawyers, both at a ceremony at Nova Southeastern University and within the pages of our magazines. It's our opportunity to applaud the best lawyers and recognize the law firms who do the most for the community."
Nominees will be reviewed and final honorees selected by a judging committee of legal professionals. Candidates will be judged on outstanding litigation, advocacy and counseling, as well as contributions to the advancement of the legal profession, such as public service, bar association activities, and pro bono activities.
Any law firm, business or individual can submit a nomination. All candidates must be entered via Lifestyle's online nomination system at lmgfl.com/awards. The deadline to submit a nomination is November 1, 2013. There is no cost to enter the Leaders In Law Awards.
Honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony to be held at Nova Southeastern University's Miniaci Theater on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. To learn more about the Leaders In Law Awards or to submit a nomination, visit lmgfl.com/awards.
Presenting sponsor, Mass Mutual Financial Group, as well as Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law School, First Southern Bank, and Brotman Nusbaum Ibrahim law firm support the Leaders In Law Awards. A portion of the proceeds from the Leaders In Law Awards event will benefit the charity, 2-1-1 Broward.
About Lifestyle Media Group:
Lifestyle Media Group publishes South Florida's most recognized city magazines, serving the area's affluent residential communities via delivery to the homes of the area's leading professionals, CEOs and business executives. Monthly publications include Las Olas, Weston, Parkland, Coral Springs, Estate (SW Broward) and Estero (Naples/Fort Myers) Lifestyle magazines as well as Pinecrest Magazine (launching Fall 2013), Parkland/Coral Springs Life, Boca/Delray Life and Coconut Creek Life. www.lmgfl.com
SOURCE Lifestyle Media Group