Nominations are beingaccepted for the Prosecutorof the Year Award sponsored by the CoalitionAgainst Insurance Fraud.

The award honors prosecutors who go above andbeyond in convicting insurance scammers in the prior year.

Prosecutors can be recognized for a singleconviction or a body of work, primarily in the prior year. Leadership such asspeeches, training workshops and other work can count.

Nominations are due October 21. This is the onlynational award of its kind. Nominations are easy and convenient to make.

The award encourages and promotes best practicesin courtroom excellence against insurance criminals.

Assistant DA Linda Montag won last year’sProsecutor of the Year Award. The Philadelphia prosecutor took down a complexring that organized $400,000 of fake slip-and-fall injuries on sidewalks inresidential areas of the city. It was one of the largest insurance schemes inPhiladelphia history.