Pro Bono Award

Nominations for the 2020 Pro Bono Award close June 1, 2020.

The Pro Bono Award of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation is given annually to a Philadelphia law firm or corporate legal department that performs outstanding volunteer efforts in providing legal services to those in need. The award recipient demonstrates commitment to the development of pro bono legal services in the region and contributes significantly to innovative approaches to the delivery of legal services.

This award brings important recognition to the amazing pro bono work being done in our community, work that is at the core of the legal profession. This important and prestigious honor is a proud part of the legal community’s commitment to promoting access to justice, as embodied by the mission of the Foundation and its work in support of legal assistance.

Nominations for the 2020 Pro Bono Award are now open!

The nomination form can be found at the bottom of this page. 

A brief narrative supporting the nomination is required. Additional materials are encouraged.

All materials must be received at the Philadelphia Bar Foundation by 5:00 pm on Monday, June 1, 2020. Nominations may be sent by email to [email protected] with “2020 Award Nomination” as the subject, or by mail to: Philadelphia Bar Foundation - Awards Committee, 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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