Barbara S. Williams Lifetime Achievement Award
- Substantial and long-term contributions to the practice of international trade (including export controls) and/or customs law. A "substantial and long-term contribution" is one demonstrating a level of dedication and achievement beyond that expected in the normal course of an individual's or organization's work.
- Service and support to the U.S. Court of International Trade and its legal community.
- Created, influenced, or expanded opportunities in the practice of international trade and customs law for the next generation of international trade and/or customs lawyers.
- Service to the development of the international trade and/or customs legal profession.
- Service to the bar.
- Advanced ethical practice and professional responsibility in the field of international trade and/or customs law.
- Sitting members of the CITBA Nomination Committee or CITBA Board may not be nominated.
- David M. Cohen
- Gail T. Cumins
- William D. Outman II
- Valerie A. Slater
- Terence P. Stewart
Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition
and Brooklyn Law School (BLS) sponsor this annual Writing Competition
to encourage law students who are interested in careers in customs and
international trade law. The competition honors the memory of Andrew
Vance, past president of CITBA and a distinguished practitioner and
public servant. Entrants must be currently enrolled in a JD or LLM
program at any of the nation's law schools. Additional information and
instructions for participation in this competition is forth in this link (you will need a program that reads .pdf files such as Adobe Acrobat Reader).
Click here to view winners since 1999.