September 06 2017
The award was established in honor of the late Honorable Emil Gumpert, chancellor-founder of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Judge Gumpert, throughout his more than half-century career as an eminent trial lawyer, state bar president, and trial judge, substantially and effectively devoted himself to the administration of justice and to the improvement of trial practice.
A single grant of up to $100,000 will be awarded to a program, public or private, whose principal purpose is to maintain and improve the administration of justice. The program may be associated with a court, law school, bar association, or any other organization that typically provides such a program.
Refer to the ACTL website for complete program guidelines. Download the instructions and applications here.