Nominations Sought for Extraordinary Pro Bono Service
The Mecklenburg County Bar welcomes nominations for the 2015-16 MCB Extraordinary Pro Bono Service Awards. This year's categories are:
Outstanding Individual Attorney
This individual has contributed extraordinary service to the provision of pro bono services for indigents, children, or non-profit organizations by providing legal services directly or by developing programs or projects within the volunteer’s firm.
Outstanding Collaborative Project
This association of MCB members has accomplished any one or combination of the following:
Contributed an extraordinary amount of pro bono services directly to indigents, children, or non-profit agencies serving indigents or children; or
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
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.
Winners will receive their awards at the MCB Bar Leadership Dinner on Jan. 28, 2016. All nominations should be submitted via e-mail or fax before November 30, 2015 to ProBonoAwards@meckbar.org or 704/333-6209. Nominations should include types of volunteer work performed, the number of pro bono hours worked (if known) and the impact of the nominee’s volunteer work. Any attorney or law firm may submit nominations.