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2017 Pro Bono Roll of Honor

In recognition of the importance of pro bono and the tremendous effort that attorneys expend in providing pro bono services in the courts of Philadelphia, the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania presents the 2017 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. Each and every Child Advocates Volunteer Attorney who provided pro bono representation between 10/1/16 and 9/23/17 were named in the FJD Roll of Honor. For a full list of those honored, pleases click HERE.

In addition, the judges of the First Judicial District selected individual attorneys for special distinction in each division of the courts. The First Judicial District recognized these outstanding pro bono efforts at a reception yesterday. Special congratulations to these Child Advocates Volunteer Attorneys who were selected for the 2017 Pro Bono Publico Awards:

Cynthia Certo, Ryan, Brown, Berger & Gibbons, P.C. – Municipal Court, Criminal

Matt Gutt, Exelon Business Service Co. – Court of Common Pleas – Family, Dependency

Doug Moak, Independence Blue Cross – Court of Common Pleas -Family, Adoption