The Administrative Law Section is seeking nominations for its highest awards: the S. Curtis Kiser Administrative Lawyer of the Year Award and the Administrative Law Section Outstanding Service Award.
The S. Curtis Kiser Administrative Lawyer of the Year Award is named after Senator S. Curtis Kiser, a 1967 graduate of the University of Iowa and a 1970 graduate of the Florida State University College of Law. Senator Kiser has a long and distinguished career in public service to the State of Florida. His public service includes: State Representative (1972-1982); Senator (1984-1994); Public Service Commission Nominating Council (1978-1994); General Counsel for the Public Service Commission; and Commissioner, Public Employees Relations Commission. During Senator Kiser’s legislative service, he was the prime sponsor of legislation that established the Florida Evidence Code and the Administrative Procedure Act.
The S. Curtis Kiser Administrative Lawyer of the Year Award will be presented to a member of the Florida Bar who has made significant contributions to the field of administrative law in Florida.
The Administrative Law Section Outstanding Service Award will be presented to a member of the Administrative Law Section Executive Council (other than the chair) who has provided outstanding leadership for the Section.
Applications for both awards are attached to this email. The deadline for applications is March 29, 2021. Please email completed applications to CBanner@floridabar.org.
For additional information, please contact Brian A. Newman at (850) 488-9675 or firstname.lastname@example.org.