This award recognizes the honoree’s integrity, passion and dedication to the highest standards in the practice of law.  The award’s recipients understand that the legal profession is a higher calling imbued with noble and aspirational goals of service—to clients, to the community and to the profession.

Jon Davis was a natural leader of the legal profession and the Association. He joined the REBA Board of Directors in 1988 and remained on the Board until 2012, serving as REBA's President in 1995. Jon led the Association’s initiatives combating the unauthorized practice of law for nearly 20 years and served as Chair of the REBA Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee during the Association's Closings, Ltd (1993) and Colonial Title and Escrow (2001) litigation. In 2002, Jon received the Association's highest honor, the Richard B. Johnson Award, and in 2013, he became the first recipient of the REBA Excellence in Professionalism Award, later re-named the Jon Davis Excellence in Professionalism Award.


Award Recipients
Jon Davis, Esq.