On August 10, 2019, Stephen A. Mason received the prestigious "Legends of ABOTA" award from the American Board of Trial Advocates, Sacramento Valley Chapter. Mr. Mason has been an ABOTA member since January 28, 1984. According to the Cal - ABOTA website, "ABOTA is an invitation only organization of the finest lawyers and judges in America. It is an organization representing both plaintiff and defendants in civil cases. All of the attorneys who belong to ABOTA have earned great distinction at trial. ABOTA also promotes professional education aimed at elevating standards of legal professionalism, integrity, honor, and courtesy."