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Celebrate Pro Bono

Community Legal Services of Mid Florida Honors Pro Bono Volunteers

Monday, October 18, 2010

  • Organization: ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service

A Pro Bono Awards dinner was held to  honor attorneys who volunteer their time to Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida’s Volunteer Lawyer Project.

The Volunteer Lawyers Project of CLSMF and the Volusia County Bar Association sponsored the Pro Bono Awards dinner held Tuesday, September 28 at the Plaza Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach. Pro Bono awards were presented to the outstanding volunteers for this year. Special guest speakers was Judge William A. Van Nortwick, Jr., First District Court of Appeal and Chair of The Florida Bar Pro Bono Committee.

Award winners included Monica Hirsch Wilson, Pro Bono Champion of the Year; Susan Fagan, Pro Bono Advocate of the Year and Shimene Shepard-Ryan, Pro Bono Guardian of the Year. Additional attorneys were recognized for the hours they contributed to the Pro Bono effort.

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