DALLAS — Bracewell & Giuliani LLP’s Dallas office has received the Gold Award for pro bono work from the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP) for the third consecutive year. The Gold Award is the highest honor given to a law firm office with 50 lawyers or less that accepted and closed the most pro bono cases in 2014.
The firm’s Dallas attorneys and paralegals collectively completed 2,612.03 hours of pro bono service between June 1, 2013, and May 31, 2014, with nearly 100 percent associate and summer associate participation.
In addition, Bracewell Associate Glenwood F. Hill was specifically recognized as the Veterans’ Clinic Volunteer of the Year. A former veteran, Hill is Bracewell’s Veterans’ Clinic Coordinator. He tries to volunteer at this clinic on the first Friday of each month.
Bracewell alumni and current Counsel at Luminant, Ashlie Alaman, was honored as the In-House Counsel Volunteer of the Year. Alaman was recognized for her effort to take one new pro bono case a month.
DVAP, a joint program of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, provides free legal services to those citizens of Dallas County, Texas living at or below poverty level. DVAP focuses on recruitment, training, and supporting volunteer attorneys who donate legal services to income-eligible clients. Bracewell & Giuliani is a proud supporter of DVAP.