The Daily Business Review is sponsoring a single Professional Excellence Awards event this year to recognize distinguished members of the South Florida legal community in assorted areas of the law. Honorees will be recognized in special reports to be published in May. Awards will be given at a spring event in the Miami area.


Our goal at ALM Media is to serve the entire legal community and, as part of that, we’re adding new wrinkles to our annual Professional Excellence Awards to make sure we highlight the great work and achievements across the full breadth of the Florida legal community.


To that end, we’re looking for Attorney of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and On the Rise nominations from all sizes of firms — large, medium and small. We’re also introducing a number of contests specifically tailored to recognize practitioners at midsize and small firms.

All nominations should be sent to by March 1 for.

Open to all law firms:

Attorney of the Year

Lifetime Achievement

On the Rise

Open to midsize and small law firms:

 Litigation Departments of the Year — Midsize Firms

 Litigation Departments of the Year — Small Firms

Distinguished Leaders

Real Estate Transactions

Innovative Practice Group

Open to corporate counsel:

In-House Legal Departments of the Year