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08/25/2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Genna M. Viozzi

Phone: (215) 238-6342


Bar Foundation Seeks Nominations for Citizens Pro Bono Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Citizens Pro Bono Award, which will recognize outstanding volunteer efforts to help provide legal services to those in need. The deadline for nominations is Monday, Oct. 10.
 
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation and Citizens Bank will present the Citizens Bank Pro Bono Award in recognition of pro bono publico (for the good of the public) volunteer efforts to a law firm or legal department at the Bar Foundation's Andrew Hamilton Ball on Saturday, Nov. 12.
 
Though the award will contain a monetary component, the monetary portion will take the form of a grant to a law-related public service agency designated by the honoree.
 
Nominations from all quarters are welcomed and encouraged. Those who wish to nominate a law firm or legal department for the award should send a detailed letter explaining the reason for the nomination (including supporting materials) to: Audrey C. Talley, Esq., Chair, Citizens Pro Bono Award, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19107.
 
The criteria for the award winner is as follows:
All nominations for the awards must be received by the end of the business day on Monday, Oct. 10. For more information, contact Stephanie Krzywanski at (215) 238-6351.

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