Nominations Sought for Extraordinary Pro Bono Service


 

The MCB’s Pro Bono & Legal Recruitment Committee is Now Accepting Nominations for the Outstanding Individual Attorney and Outstanding Collaborative Project Awards.  The MCB’s Pro Bono & Legal Recruitment Committee will select the recipients, and the awards will be presented at the MCB’s Annual Meeting in June 2020.

 

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 of or a combination of the following:

  1. Contributed an extraordinary amount of pro bono services directly to indigents, children, or non-profit organizations serving indigents or children; or
  2. 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
  3. 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.

 

Please submit nominations to ProBonoAwards@meckbar.org before 5 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020.  Nominations should include a description of the pro bono services, the approximate number of pro bono hours, and the impact of the nominee’s pro bono efforts.  Please email ProBonoAwards@meckbar.org with any questions. 

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