The ACFLS Hall of Fame Award is conferred upon a Certified Family Law Specialist whose contributions to the specialty and the practice of family law have been substantial, and who exemplifies the highest ethical and legal standards of family law practice. This is the highest honor bestowed by the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.
The ACFLS Outstanding Service to Family Law Award is conferred upon individual lawyers or non-lawyers who have made extraordinary contributions to the family law community. This broad definition gives the Board of Directors flexibility to recognize achievements in various areas of endeavor, whether by judicial officers, certified family law specialists, other lawyers, or non-lawyers that warrant the association's recognition.
The ACFLS Board Award, also known as the "Sterling" Award in honor of long-time Board of Directors member Sterling Myers, CFLS, is conferred upon an individual or entity who has demonstrated a sustained and extraordinary period of committed service to the association. Recipients have contributed substantially to the hands-on operation and success of ACFLS and the furtherance of its goals and objectives.