LAS VEGAS – Lewis Roca Rothgerber was recognized today as the 2015 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (LACSN). The firm also received the Lied Award for Most Hours Donated by a Law Firm.
Seven Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorneys were inducted into the prestigious 100+ Hour Club for their 2015 pro bono contributions on LACSN matters: West Allen, Marla Hudgens, Christopher Jorgensen, Dale Malani Kotchka-Alanes, Daniel Polsenberg, Abraham Smith and Meng Zhong.
Additionally, Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorneys Brian Blakley and John Bragonje were recognized as having contributed 50+ hours on matters referred through the LACSN in 2015. “We are very pleased to have our firm and attorneys recognized for tirelessly giving their time and expertise to assist residents of Southern Nevada who otherwise would not have access to legal resources,” said Dan Waite, managing partner of Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s Las Vegas office.
“The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada has graciously and consistently acknowledged Lewis Roca Rothgerber for its pro bono work and contributions to the community, and we are honored to receive the awards for Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year and Most Hours Donated by a Law Firm,” added Waite.
Awards were presented at the 15th annual Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Pro Bono Awards Luncheon. The event honored the extraordinary efforts of pro bono attorneys who generously donate time and knowledge to protect thousands of Southern Nevada’s most vulnerable residents. The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a private, nonprofit, public interest law firm dedicated to providing free legal advice, advocacy and representation to low-income residents of Clark County. Its mission is to ensure that individual rights are protected regardless of a client’s ability to pay for an attorney.