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Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on January 14, 2014

Sponsored by the Paralegal Division

Deadline: March 31, 2014Award Ribbon

The Paralegal Division (PD) of the State Bar of Texas is proud to sponsor an Exceptional Pro Bono Service Award. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of pro bono activities and to encourage PD members to volunteer their time and specialty skills to pro bono projects within their community by recognizing a PD member who demonstrates exceptional dedication to pro bono service. Paralegals are invited to foster the development of pro bono projects, to provide assistance to established pro bono programs, and work closely with attorneys to provide unmet legal services to people with low incomes.

This annual award will go to an individual PD member who performed the pro bono service(s) in the State of Texas and has volunteered his or her time and special skills in providing uncompensated services in pro bono assistance to their community. The winner of the award will be announced at the 2014 Annual Meeting to be held in Fort Worth, TX on Friday, June 27, 2014, his/her expenses to attend the Annual Meeting will be incurred by the Division, and a profile of the individual will be published in the Fall 2014 issue of the Texas Paralegal Journal.

Please complete the following nomination form, and return it to:

Lyla Elk
Chair, Pro Bono Ad Hoc Committee
Reginald B. Smith Jr.
P. O. Box 1947
Sherman, TX 75091
903.868.8887 (o)
903.868.8890 (fax)

Nominees must be received no later than March 31, 2014.

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