The Franklin G. West Award is the OCBA's highest honor, presented to outstanding attorneys and judges whose lifetime achievements have advanced justice and the law.
This annual recognition was established in memory of Judge Franklin G. West, who epitomized the best of the legal profession as both an attorney and a judge. The award is presented at the OCBA’s Judges' Night & Annual Meeting.
Click here to download a 2023 Franklin G. West award nomination form. All nominations must be received by Friday, November 3, 2023.