Triage Pro Bono Service Training & Annual Pro Bono Celebration
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at McGuireWoods

Please join us on Thursday, October 24 for a Triage practice group training event, followed by our Annual Pro Bono Celebration.  Details below.

Triage Practice Group Tranings 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Triage is a comprehensive partnership between Legal Aid and the private bar. The Triage event will feature a plenary session, followed by breakout training sessions (CLE applications will be submitted).  Training topics TBA.

Learn more about Triage here.

Pro Bono Celebration 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Following the Triage trainings, we will host our annual Pro Bono Celebration, honoring the good works of the Foundation’s volunteers and recognizing our 2019 award recipients (TBA):

The reception will feature a short program with award presentations and remarks by a guest speaker.

RSVP link coming soon

Questions?  Contact Ali Fannon,

Directions and Parking Information

About the Foundation’s Pro Bono Awards:

*The Late Benjamin R. Lacy, IV was a long time shareholder at Sands Anderson. He had an exemplary career and was recognized by all as a wonderful lawyer, volunteer and friend. In 2008, GRBF recognized Mr. Lacy as the recipient of the first Pro Bono Clearinghouse Volunteer of the Year for his superlative service to nonprofits. In 2010 Mr. Lacy joined the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors.  In his honor the Foundation renamed the Clearinghouse Award after Mr. Lacy, posthumously, in 2012.

Past Award Recipients
2018: Christopher M. Malone (“Chris)
J. William Gray, Jr. (“Bill”)
 John M. Oakey, Jr.
2015: Phyllis Katz
2014: Samantha S. Otero (“Sam”)
2013: G. Andrew Nea, Jr. (“Andy”)
2012: T.W. Bruno
2011: Jamie Barber
2010: Kevin A. White
2009: Robert Brooke
2008: Benjamin R. Lacy, IV (“Ben”)

**George H. Hettrick is a founding member of the expanded Greater Richmond Bar Foundation, and Past President. Mr. Hettrick served as Chair of Hunton & Williams’ Pro Bono Leadership Committee and established pro bono offices of Hunton in the Church Hill Community of Richmond, as well as in Charlottesville and in Atlanta. Under his leadership, Hunton has an exemplary pro bono culture and years of 100% pro bono participation. He is the founder of Firms In Service, a pro bono collaboration among Richmond’s big law firms. He currently serves as a member of the Virginia Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission.  His pro bono leadership is recognized locally, statewide and nationally.

Past Recipients
2018: Lonnie D. Nunley, III (“Chip”)
Brian R. Marron 
Stephen A. Northup (“Steve”)
2015: Bob Barrett, Matt Kapinos & Heather Lockerman (Veterans Initiative)

The George Hettrick Leadership Award was established in 2015

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