The Honorable Paul J. De Muniz has been selected to receive the 2013 Wallace P. Carson, Jr. Award for Judicial Excellence at the Oregon State Bar Annual Awards. This award recognizes an Oregon judge who has made significant contributions to the judicial system and who is a model of professionalism, integrity and judicial independence. The Oregon State Bar Annual Awards are based on nominations from members and the public, and each year they honor a select group of lawyers and judges who have made outstanding contributions to the community and the profession. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 5th from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Professor De Muniz retired last year as Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and is now a Distinguished Jurist in Residence at Willamette University College of Law.