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Volunteer of the Month – September 2017
Firm: Katherine B. Weber, PC
Katherine Weber is a sole practitioner who answered a few questions for Headnotes about her pro bono involvement:
1. How did you first get involved in pro bono?
My first exposure to pro bono was helping to raise money for Equal Access to Justice Campaign. Sally Crawford inspired me to take my first case.
2. What types of cases have you accepted?
So far, I have accepted family law cases.
3. Which clinics have you assisted with?
None yet. Let me know what you need!
4. Describe your most compelling pro bono case.
I represented a mom who was leaving an abusive spouse with her daughter, who is the same age as my daughter.
5. Why do you do pro bono?
It makes me feel good to help people who would otherwise have to navigate a stressful time in their lives alone.
6. What impact has pro bono service had on your career?
It has exposed me to an additional area of the law.
7. What is the most unexpected benefit you have received from doing pro bono?
A former DVAP client referred a paying client to me!
Volunteer of the Month – August 2017
Firm: Susan G. Morris, Attorney and Counselor
Susan G. Morris began practicing estate planning and probate law in the Dallas area in 1983. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – July 2017
Firm: Hunton & Williams LLP
Nicole Collins is an Associate at Hunton & Williams. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – June 2017
Firm: Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Jarrett Reed is a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. The majority of his volunteer involvement is at the South and East Dallas Clinics. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – May 2017
Firm: Henry & Jones, LLP
Michael Jones is a partner with Henry & Jones, LLP where he specializes in civil trial work and appeals, as well as estate and probate matters. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – April 2017
Firm: Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County
Hilary Blake moved to Dallas in 2012 and immediately got involved with DVAP. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – March 2017
Firm: Manning & Meyers, Attorneys at Law
Jack Manning is the Founder and Senior Shareholder of Manning & Meyers. Jack began working with DVAP in 2014, and has been an avid volunteer ever since. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – February 2017
Firm: Kinser & Bates, L.L.P.
Kathy Kinser practices family law at Kinser & Bates, L.L.P. She first got involved with DVAP when Ken Fuller started recruiting family law attorneys to help pro bono clients with uncontested divorces. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – January 2017
Firm: Cozen O’Connor
Alicia Curran is a Member at Cozen O’Connor, specializing in representing and advising insurance companies in complex coverage matters. Continue reading
Volunteer of the Month – December 2016
Firm: Cox Bower LLP
Adrian Bower is a partner at Cox Bower LLP. Over the years he has taken a variety of cases through DVAP, but gets most excited about new expunction cases, of which he currently has five. Continue reading