The State Bar of Texas Entertainment and Sports Law Section presents the Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award to an individual or organization working in Texas who has been actively involved in advocating and supporting artist’s rights in the music business. The award is named for the late Cindi Lazzari, a Texas attorney who went far beyond the call of duty in her efforts to protect the rights of artists in the music industry.
Nominations closed for the 2019 Award on October 1, 2019. Please stay tuned for an announcement of the recipient of the 2019 Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award, which will be presented on Wednesday, November 20th at the Stephen F. Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas.
CASEY MONAHAN – 2007
SIMS FOUNDATION – 2008
ROBIN SHIVERS – 2009
NIKKI ROWLING – 2010
TEXAS ACCOUNTANTS & LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS – 2011
JUAN TEJEDA – 2012
MARGARET MOSER – 2013
*Nominees need not necessarily be attorneys and may include organizations.
Nominations are accepted year round and should be sent by e-mail only to firstname.lastname@example.org and should include the following information: (1) the nominee’s name; (2) the nominee’s employment and contact information; (3) a brief statement (not to exceed 100 words) as to why the individual believes the nominee should receive the award; and (4) a short bio of the nominee (if available).