Volusia lawyers honored for their pro bono work.
The Volusia County Bar and the Pro Bono Short for pro bono publico [Latin, For the public good]. The designation given to the free legal work done by an attorney for indigent clients and religious, charitable, and other nonprofit entities. Program of Mid-Florida (a project of Community Legal Services legal services n. the work performed by a lawyer for a client. of Mid-Florida, Inc.) recently held their 23rd Annual Pro Bono Awards Reception, themed "An Evening Among The Stars."
Volusia County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year was Phillip H. Elliott, Jr., of Ormond Beach Ormond Beach, resort and residential city (1990 pop. 29,721), Volusia co., NE Fla., on Halifax River (a lagoon) and the Atlantic Ocean; inc. 1880. It was founded (1873) as a health resort and was the winter home of several famous people, including John D. . Judge Belle Schumann presented the award, noting Elliott donated over 90 hours of service during the past year.
The Above and Beyond Award was presented to Janet Martinez for her work in assisting immigrant farm workers.
The winners of the Everlasting Dedication Awards for their long-term volunteer service were Susan Fagan, Diego Handel, and Louis Ossinsky, Jr.
Also recognized for their pro bono work were Janet E. Martinez, Tanner Andrews, D. Melissa Moore, A. Kathleen McNeilly, David W. Glasser, William Ross William Ross may refer to:
(born April 22, 1789, Carreghova, Montgomeryshire, Wales—died March 16, 1864, Manchester, Eng.) British inventor. He was an uneducated Welsh quarryman before he took a position with Henry Maudslay and then established his own machine-tool factory. Kane, Stephen H. Tarr, GeorgeAnn De Laughter, Steven P. Sapienza, Darrell L. Brock, Laurence Evans, Michael R. Kennedy, Nancy Goren, Mary Ellen G. Koberg, Steven R. Ponder, Kathryn Rollison Radtke, and Ann M. Phillips.