With millions of Americans still struggling in a sluggish economy, it's good to know there are lawyers and law students who are willing to volunteer their services for those who can't afford it.
Super Lawyers is proud to announce the recipients of the 2012 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards. The annual awards honor those in the legal profession who represent poor, underrepresented, and exploited clients, without charging them a dime.
"We bring visibility to excellence in the practice of law," said Julie Gleason, Director of Research at Super Lawyers. "The attorneys, firms and programs receiving the awards demonstrate such excellence in practice for those in need, and serve as an inspiration to the entire legal profession."
This year's award winners include law firms, solo practitioners, a law school, and a unique legal collaboration. The recipients are: