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ACBA Career Achievement Award for Pro Bono Services

Past Recipients

ACBA Career Achievement Award for Pro Bono Services
Gary M. Lang (2017)
Jules Lobel (2004)
James E. Mahood (2003)
Paul H. Titus (2016)

ACBF Presidential Merit Award
Kenneth Feinberg (2006)
The Honorable Lawrence W. Kaplan (2007)
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham (2004)

Special Achievement, Recognition, and Service Awards
Kenneth M. Argentieri (1998)
Aaron P. Asher (2008)
Jill Lipman Beck (2014)
Burns White & Hickton (1997)
Francis E. Corbett (2008)
Jason E. Hazlewood (2011)
Jones Day Veterans Legal Clinic (2014)
Emily Jeannette Kaufmann (2014)
Barbara Kern (1996)
Deborah L. Kutzavitch (2012)
F. J. Lucchino (2012)
Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership (2006)
Laurie Mansell Reich (2005)
Robert J. Ridge (1998)
Kenneth Steinberg (1995)
Thomas J. Ward (2011)

Kathryn M. Kenyon Leadership Award
Jennifer Fox Rabold (2017)
Kathryn M. Kenyon (2015)
Antoinette C. Oliver (2018)

Individual Attorney Pro Bono Awards*^
Dorothy Alke (2017)
Ann Morris Baker (2003)
Janice Barone (1991)
James Belliveau (1998)
Robert G. Boyle (2001)
William Buchko (1991)
Sarah Carlins (2014)
Jane Charlton (2013)
Norma Chase (2000)
Joseph Chester (1998)
The Honorable Joy Flowers Conti (1993)
Francis E. Corbett, II (2002)
Maria Greco Danaher (2002)
Sylvia Denys (2002)
Beth A. Dodson (2016)
Peter D. Eberhart (2000)
Karen Engro (1998)
Ronald Fischer (2004)
Andrew T. Flowers (2002)
Christine A. Gale (2009)
C. Donald Gates, Jr. (2002)
Edward Gentry (1998)
Marcia Grimes (1998)
Kathryn L. Harrison (2015)
Edward T. Harvey (2008)
Heather S. Heidelbaugh (1989)
John H. Herman (2000)
David Herrera-Korman (1999)
Gary Hunt (2003)
Edward J. Kabala (2004)
Kathryn M. Kenyon (2000)
Joel Klein (1998)
Gary Marshall Lang (1999)
Alan Lefkowitz (2001)
Laura A. Maines (2005)
James M. Malley (1996)
Jonathan S. McAnney (2012)
Jerry McDevitt (1990)
W. Thomas McGough, Jr. (1994)
William Mendlow (1998)
Keith Mikush (1997)
Frederick A. Miller (2011)
David M. Moran (1999)
Lindsay A. Oliver (2008)
Nicklaus A. Oliver (2008)
John R. Owen, III (1999)
David L. Pollack (1999)
Gretchen Roos (1998)
Sara J. Rose (2015)
Melaine Shannon Rothey (2006)
Stella Smetanka (2015)
Kenneth Steidl (2001)
Heidi Rai Stewart (2003/2009)

Timothy Uhrich (2001) Robert S. Whitehill (1998)
Joanne Ross Wilder (1999)
Devin A. Winklosky (2018)
The Honorable Paul Zavarella (1992)

Lorraine M. Bittner Public Interest Attorney Award
Lorraine M. Bittner (2005)
Amy Carpenter (2014)
Barbara L. Clements (2016)
Mary Ellen Droll (2018)
Janet Goode (2013)
Eleanor Grainy (2011)
Nancy A. Hubley (2008)
Sabrina Korbel (2009)
Tracey McCants Lewis (2015)
Kathryn E. McKee (2012)
Katherine L.W. Norton (2017)
Evalynn B. Welling (2007)
Eileen D. Yacknin (2006)

Law Firm Pro Bono Awards
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C. (2003/2009)
Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, PC (1997/2004/2008/2012)
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC (1998)
Jones Day (2007)
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, LLP (2001)
K&L Gates (2017)
Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck (1996/1999)
Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP (2014)
Moody, McElrath and Johnston (2002)
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (2015)
Nigro & Malley (2000)
Raphael Ramsden & Behers, PC (2005)
Reed Smith LLP (2005)
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis (2008)
Steidl & Steinberg (1998)
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC (2016)
Thorp Reed & Armstrong (2002/2004)
Tucker Arensberg, PC (2013)

Corporate Legal Department Pro Bono Awards
Alcoa Inc. (1999/2004/2008)
Allies For Health + Wellbeing
CBS Corporation (2007)
Chicago Title Insurance Company (2003)
EQT (2009)
FedEx Ground (2011)
Fidelity National Title (2003)
First American Title Insurance Company (2003)
LandAmerica Lawyers Title (2003)
PPG Industries, Inc. (1996)
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (2005)
Stewart Service Center (2003)
USX Legal Department (2000)

Government Pro Bono Award
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (2000/2008)

Judicial Pro Bono Award
Adult Section Family Division Pro Se Litigant Program (2003)
The Honorable Max Baer (1998)
The Honorable Joy Flowers Conti (2009)
The Honorable Alan D. Hertzberg (2008)
The Honorable Kathleen R. Mulligan (1999)
The Honorable Christine Ward (2018)

ACBA Young Lawyer Pro Bono Award
Katherine Leech Vollen (2016)
Joseph V. Balestrino (2015)
Emily S. Gomez (2012)
Benjamin E. Orsatti (2006)
Joseph Williams (2017)
Yuanyou Sunny Yang (2018)

Law School Student Pro Bono Award
Kelly Bartko (2002)
Sarah Connelly (2008)
Eric Dee (1999)
Joshua Hall (2006)
Katy McKee (2005)
Robert J. Perkins (2003)
Jason E. Piatt (2016)
Jennifer Lynn Rellis (2004)
Nicole Scialabba (2005)
Jennifer A. Staley (2000)
University of Pittsburgh School of Law Family Law Clinic (2009)
Patrice Wade (2001)

New Pro Bono Initiative Award
Christian Legal Aid of Pittsburgh (2007)
Criminal Records Expungement Project (2013)
Guardianship Project (2017)
H.E.L.P Pittsburgh (2009)
Immigration Asylum Project, Pittsburgh Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center (2005)
McKees Rocks Community Clinic, Alcoa Inc. Corporate Legal Department and Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling, P.C. (2003)
Name Change Project (Reed Smith/BNY Mellon) (2015)
Uptown Legal Clinic, F.J. Lucchino, Jr. /Deborah Kutzavitch (2004)
The Wills Project, GlaxoSmithKlone Consumer Healthcare, Reed Smith LLP (2006)

Paralegal and Administrative Assistant Pro Bono Awards
Maureen L. Atkinson (2006)
Pamela J. Bailey (2000)
Beth Brandstetter (1998)
Ann Carson (2012)
Bobbi Cramer (2007)
Kathey DeCesare (2008)
Heather Fink (2014)
Maureen Hohman (2015)
Judy E. Jackson (2005)
Connie Kelley (2012)
Rachel V. Klink (2006)
Deborah L. Kutzavitch (1996)
Susan Logan (2006)
Fay Luther (2002)
Laurie Mansell (1998)
Matthew Ometz (1999)
Pittsburgh Paralegal Association (2009)
Lori A. Perrera (1997)
Jamie Lynn Roberts (2013)
Miranda J. Settlemeyer (2016)
Sandi Tedesco (2004)
Maria Heidi Weber (2003)
Cindy Wirtz (2012)
Lynn Wyant (2001)
Peggy S. Zirckel (2006)

ACBA Section Pro Bono Award
Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section (1999)
Family Law Section (1998/2012)

 

*Includes ACBA Pro Bono Awards, ACBA Individual Attorney Awards, Jane F. Hepting Individual Pro Bono Awards, and Recognition for Pro Bono Services Certificate recipients.

^Names and titles appear as they were when the award was given

Beginning in 2011, the award year was changed to reflect the year in which the award was given. Thus, no awards are shown for 2010.