Dinsmore & Shohl Honored for Pro Bono Commitment

April 30, 2010News Releases

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP was recently honored by The Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation (VLP) with the Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award at the Cincinnati Bar Association's annual meeting. Alan Abes, a partner in Dinsmore & Shohl's Litigation Department and VLP coordinator, accepted the award on the firm's behalf.

Established in 1982, The Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award was established to honor outstanding work done on behalf of low-income clients and to recognize commitment to the mission of the Volunteer Lawyers Project. This marks the second time Dinsmore & Shohl has received the award, which is selected by VLP's Board of Directors.

Dinsmore & Shohl is committed to pro bono efforts throughout the firm as it's currently ranked 87th in the American Lawyer's "Pro Bono Report," boasting an average of 43 pro bono hours per lawyer with 45.2 percent of lawyers providing more than 20 hours of pro bono work.