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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Philadelphia Bar Association
The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania will present the FJD Pro Bono Publico Award to members of the bar who have provided exceptional pro bono service to the underprivileged in Philadelphia in cases before the FJD.
The judges of the FJD nominate candidates and a committee of judges selects the recipients of the Pro Bono Publico Award. The awards ceremony to honor these recipients will be held on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008.
At the ceremony, the First Judicial District will also recognize all attorneys on the Pro Bono Roll of Honor who have provided pro bono services to litigants in the Philadelphia Courts in 2007.
Attorneys may become members of the Roll of Honor through a self-nominating process whereby attorneys submit their names along with a log of their pro bono services. The criteria for eligibility are as follows:
The self-nominating form is available at here and philadelphiabar.org. The deadline for submitting nomination forms for the 2007 Pro Bono Roll of Honor is Friday, Nov. 16, 2007. The form should be sent to the attention of Deborah Dailey, Office of the Court Administrator, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax 215-686-7485, or by mail addressed to Room 336 City Hall, Philadelphia, Pa., 19107.