The Legal Services Corp. Board of Directors Pro Bono Awards Reception

  • Awards and Recognition
  • Pro Bono Program/Legal Services Organization

The Legal Services Corp. Board of Directors will be honoring pro bono counsel from Pennsylvania in a Pro Bono Awards reception in Pittsburgh. The board will be recognizing and presenting awards to eight firms and attorneys from across Pennsylvania. Those being honored were nominated for recognition by LSC recipients in Pennsylvania. The honorees include:

• Mary R. Bates, nominated by Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services Inc.
• Ronald R. Bolig, nominated by Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania
• James P. DeAngelo, nominated by MidPenn Legal Services Inc.
• Gregory L. Heidt, nominated by Northwestern Legal Services
• Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership, nominated by Neighborhood Legal Services Association
• Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Harris, Waters and Waffenschmidt, nominated by North Penn Legal Services Inc.
• Joseph A. Sullivan, nominated by Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center
• Westmoreland Legal Foundation, nominated by Laurel Legal Services Inc.

The reception will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the law firm K&L Gates. Speakers at the event will include former Pennsylvania Gov. and U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh and U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah.