|Earl E. O'Connor Civility Award|
On February 9, 1999, the Board of Directors of the Johnson County Bar Association unanimously voted to create the "Earl E. O'Connor Civility Award." The award honors the memory of the late federal judge who was a respected jurist dedicated to legal scholarship and professionalism. The award is given to a member of the Johnson County Bar Association honoring commitment to civility in the practice of law demonstrated through Professionalism, Honor, Integrity, Preparation and Advocacy.
The Earl E. O'Connor Civility Award shall be awarded annually to a member of the Johnson County Bar Association who demonstrates civility in his or her practice in accordance with the qualities that Judge O'Connor exemplified: