Events and Award


Annual Law Week Celebration​

The Akron Bar Association & Foundation’s Annual Law Week Celebration pays tribute the rule of law in our community and raise awareness to of the legal profession.

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Committee/Section Chair of the Year Award

The Akron Bar Association recognizes those outstanding member volunteers who serve as the chairs of our committees and sections. The Akron Bar acknowledges the amount of time and talent these volunteer positions require and is grateful to all who are engaged in making the association the best that it can be!

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Bradford M. "Buck" Gearinger Professionalism Award

In 1996, the Board of Trustees of the Akron Bar Association established the Professionalism Award.  In 2018, the name of the award was changed from the "Professionalism Award" to the "Bradford M. Buck Gearinger Professionalism Award" in memory of Attorney Gearinger, Akron Bar past president, and past award recipient.  This Award was created to recognize an attorney's exceptional dedication to the standards of the profession and to recognize one who has demonstrated integrity and humanitarian concern within the community.​

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