Nominations Sought for Extraordinary Pro Bono Service
The MCB Collaborative Pro Bono Committee is accepting nominations for the MCB Awards for Extraordinary Pro Bono Service through Friday, January 11, 2013.
Outstanding Individual Attorney
Criteria: Has contributed extraordinary service to provision of pro bono services for indigents, children or non-profit agencies by providing legal services directly or by developing programs or projects within the volunteer's firm.
Outstanding Collaborative Project
Criteria: An association of MCB members that has done any one or combination of the following:
A. Contributed an extraordinary amount of pro bono services directly to indigents, children, or non-profit
agencies serving indigents or children; or
B. Provided an extraordinary impact for justice to indigents, or children, or developed particularly innovative
or enduring projects or programs that serve indigents, children, or non-profit organizations that serve
indigents or children; or
C. Demonstrated a dramatic improvement in its pro bono services to indigents, children, or non-profit
organizations that served indigents or children in the previous year.
The Awards for Extraordinary Pro Bono Service will be presented on January 31, 2013 during a dinner celebrating MCB and MBF leadership and volunteer service at Charlotte City Club. Details on the dinner will be available on MeckBar.org and the January edition of the Mecklenburg Bar News.
Please send nominations to Heather Blackley, MCB Director of Lawyer Volunteer & Community Services at email@example.com or MCB Pro Bono Awards, 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207 by Jan. 4, 2013.