Pro Bono Award

Nominations have closed for the 2019 Pro Bono Award.

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.

2019 Pro Bono Award

Nominations are have closed for the 2019 Pro Bono Award of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.

Nomination forms were due by 5:00 PM on Monday, May 20, 2019.

2018 Pro Bono Award Recipients

2018 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the Pro Bono Award. This year's awards will be officially presented by the Philadelphia Bar Foundation at our 2018 Access to Justice Celebration and Awards Reception on Thursday, November 8, 2018.

The Bar Foundation will honor two distinct recipients in 2018, both exceedingly worthy of the award's endorsement: The City of Philadelphia Law Department, and the law firm of Willig, Williams & Davidson.

2018 Award Recipient: Willig, Williams & Davidson

2018 Award Recipient: The City of Philadelphia Law Department

Recent Past Recipients