NABL Awards

NABL is seeking nominations for the Bernard P. Friel Medal and the Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award. 

The Bernard P. Friel Medal honors distinguished service in public finance and was established in 1982 in honor of NABL’s first President. Nominees need not be NABL members but may not be current members of the NABL Board of Directors. Nominations for the Bernard P. Friel Medal may be made using this form.  A list of past recipients of the Friel Medal can be found here.  

The Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual for distinguished service to NABL over an extended period of time. Frederick O. Kiel served as NABL's fourth president and was editor of The Bond Lawyer for twenty-five years. Nominations for the Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award may be made using this form.  A list of past recipients of the Kiel Award can be found here. Please submit your nominations no later than June 12, 2017.  The awards will be presented during NABL’s Annual Membership Meeting at the 42nd Bond Attorneys’ Workshop, October 4, 2017 at the Fairmont Chicago.