Honorable Joseph R. Nolan Award

Honorable Joseph R. Nolan Award

The Honorable Joseph R. Nolan was an accomplished lawyer, esteemed jurist, noted author, learned professor, and dedicated husband, father, and grandfather who epitomized what it means to be a Catholic living out one’s faith both personally and professionally. The Catholic Lawyers’ Guild of the Archdiocese of Boston annually presents the Honorable Joseph R. Nolan Award to a member of the legal profession who best exemplifies Justice Nolan’s devotion to the faith, excellence in the law, dedication to family, and unwavering compassion for all.

Laudetur Jesus Christus!

Award Recipients

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2014 - frances-x-hogan Nolan Award


Attorney Frances X. Hogan

2015 - Paul McNamara Nolan Award


Attorney Paul J. McNamara

2016 - Henry C. Luthin Nolan Award


Attorney Henry C. Luthin

2017 - Most Reverend Mark W. O'Connell_ J.C.D. Nolan Award


Most Reverend Mark W. O’Connell, J.C.D.

2018 - Camille F. Sarrouf Nolan Award


Attorney Camille F. Sarrouf

2019 - Dwight G. Duncan Nolan Award


Attorney Dwight G. Duncan