TCDLA senator Rodney Ellis Justice Award


The Rodney Ellis Award was named after Rodney Ellis for serving as the voice and/or advocate to TCDLA. The recipient is a non-attorney who has gone above and beyond in demonstrating and supporting TCDLA.

The criteria for the award are as follow:

1) Recipient must be a non-lawyer;

2) Exceptional commitment to advocacy; demonstration of specific endeavors related to criminal defense; spreading awareness of TCDLA initiatives and endeavors; having a positive impact on criminal defense attorneys.

Nominations for the award must be on the included form and submitted to TCDLA by noon on April 10th.

Download nomination form here

Senator Rodney G. Ellis, 2016
Judge Jim Huff, 2017
Representative Senfronia Thompson, 2019 2019 | click here for interview