1. A nominee should be any Akron Bar Association member who is either 60+ years of age or in practice 30+ years.
2. Years of service to the Association's committees or sections.
3. Work accomplished by the nominee for the Summit County legal community or wider community.
4. Work carried out by the nominee in civic, charitable, or philanthropic activities.
5. Activities carried out by the nominee in support of their legal alma mater.