Honors and Awards

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Honors and Awards

Chuck Michel 2013 Top Lawyer Southern California
C.D. Michel - Top Attorney Award - LA Magazine 2013 - Civil Rights & First Ammendmentnraaward

NRA Defender of Year Award


CD Michel - Certificate of Recognition from the California Legislature Assenbly

Southern California Super Lawyer (2010)
Southern California Super Lawyer (2009)

NRA’s Defender of Justice Award, NRA-ILA (2013)
Top Rated Lawyer for Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources (2013)
Unanimous Commendation Resolution by NRA Board of Directors for Work on the Heller case in Supreme Court (2008)
Gun Rights Defender of the Year, Citizen’s Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (2005)
National Leadership Award, National Republican Congressional Committee (2005)
Legion of Honor, National Rifle Association (1996, 2004)
Most Valued Board Member, California Rifle and Pistol Association (1997)
James Madison Award, Journalistic Excellence, Second Amendment Foundation (1997)
Poetry Achievement Award, Writer’s Digest Magazine
Pro Bono Services, Public Counsel Public Interest Law Office
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Services, State Bar of California (1992, 1993)
Meritorious Service Award, United States District Court, Central District of California (1990)
Dean’s Service Award, Loyola Law School (1989)
Byrne Trial Advocacy Competition Winner (1989)
Student Bar Association Vice President Service Award, Loyola Law School (1989)
Who’s Who Among American Law Students (1988)
United States Supreme Court and West Publishing, National Bicentennial of the Constitution Essay Competition, Ninth Circuit Regional Winner (1987)


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