Frederick O. Kiel Distinguished Service Award

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.

  Recipients of the prize to date are:

2002 - Frederick O. Kiel, Cincinnati, OH

2003 - Rita J. Carlson, Hinsdale, IL

2004 - Leo J. Beauclair, Bismarck, ND (posthumously)
- Thomas S. Currier, New  York, NY (posthumously)
- Phillip J. Dorweiler, Des Moines, IA
- Bernard P. Friel, St. Paul, MN
- Donald R. Hodgman, New York, NY
- Donald L. Howell, Houston, TX
- Frederick O. Kiel, Cincinnati, OH
- George M. Mack, Seattle, WA
- Manly W. Mumford, Chicago, IL (posthumously)
- James W. Perkins, Boston, MA
- C. Willis Ritter, Washington, DC
- Ruth T. West, Atlanta, GA

2006 - Charles P. Carlson, Hinsdale, IL
- Sharon Stanton White, Washington, DC (posthumously)

2007 - John "Jack" M. Gardner, Denver, CO
- Frederic "Rick" L. Ballard, Jr., Washington, DC

2009 - William H. McBride, , Raleigh, NC

2010 - Linda B. Schakel, Washington, DC

2011 - Julianna Ebert, Milwaukee, WI

2012 - David Caprera, Denver, CO

2013 - William A. Holby, Atlanta, GA
- Kathleen C. McKinney, Greenville, SC

2014 - Kristin H.R. Franceschi, Baltimore, MD
- Perry E. Israel, Sacramento, CA

2015 - Robert Dean Pope, Richmond, VA

2016 - Scott R. Lilienthal, Washington, DC