(Photographer: Nikita Sobolkov)

Deadline: April 14, 2017

This year, the editorial department of Texas Lawyer is publishing “Lawyers on the Rise,” “Lifetime Achievers,” “Distinguished Leaders” and “Attorney of the Year.” To qualify, all nominees must be licensed to practice in Texas and currently practicing here as of Jan. 1, 2017.

All nominations should be sent to by April 14, 2017.