Ritter Award

Nomination Form

The Ritter Award is the Foundation’s highest award and is given for a lifetime of service. The award recognizes the recipient’s accomplishments in attaining and promoting the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and ethics in the practice of law while assisting other attorneys, the courts and the public to envision and cause changes which improve the justice system in Ohio.

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Nominee Information
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Nominator Information


  • Please attach a letter that includes detailed information supporting the nomination of the individual, organization or program.
  • Please be sure to provide a description of the research project(s), service, program, history and/or community service of the nominee and the impact on the profession, justice system and/or community.
  • A brief biographical or historical sketch of nominee
  • Resumes, newspaper articles, videos, annual reports, etc. may be included in the nomination packet; however, they may not be used in substitution for a detailed nomination letter. Letters of recommendation are accepted, but must be submitted with the original nomination.
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