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ACBA PRO BONO ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Past Recipients

ACBA Career Achievement Award for Pro Bono Services
Jules Lobel (2004)
James E. Mahood, Esq. (2003)

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)
Burns White & Hickton (1997)
Barbara Kern (1996)
Laurie Mansell Reich (2005)
Robert J. Ridge (1998)
Kenneth Steinberg (1995)

Individual Pro Bono Awards*^
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)
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)
The Honorable Paul Zavarella (1992)

Corporate Legal Department Pro Bono Awards
Alcoa Inc. (1999/2004/2008)
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)

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)
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)
Thorp Reed & Armstrong (2002/2004)
Tucker Arensberg, PC (2013)

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

Lorraine M. Bittner Public Interest Attorney Award
Lorraine M. Bittner (2005)
Amy Carpenter (2014)
Janet Goode (2013)
Eleanor Grainy (2011)
Nancy A. Hubley (2008)
Sabrina Korbel (2009)
Tracey McCants Lewis, Esq. (2016)
Kathryn E. McKee (2012)
Evalynn B. Welling (2007)
Eileen D. Yacknin (2006)

Kathryn M. Kenyon Leadership Award
Kathryn M. Kenyon (2015)

New Pro Bono Initiative Award
Christian Legal Aid of Pittsburgh (2007)
Criminal Records Expungement Project (2013)
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 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)
Sandi Tedesco (2004)
Maria Heidi Weber (2003)
Cindy Wirtz (2012)
Lynn Wyant (2001)
Peggy S. Zirckel (2006)

 

Administrative Assistant Pro Bono Award
Jamie Lynn Roberts (2013)

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

ACBA Young Lawyer Pro Bono Award
Joseph V. Balestrino, Esq. (2015)
Emily S. Gomez (2012)
Benjamin E. Orsatti (2006)

ACBA Special Pro Bono Service Award
Aaron P. Asher (2008)
Francis E. Corbett (2008)
Jason E. Hazlewood (2011)
Jones Day Veterans Legal Clinic (2014)
Deborah L. Kutzavitch (2012)
F. J. Lucchino (2012)
Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership (2006)
Thomas J. Ward (2011)

Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award
Emily Jeannette Kaufmann (2014)

Outstanding Public Service Award
Jill Lipman Beck (2014)

 

*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.