Volunteer Appreciation Reception
On April 10, 2019, HPRP held its annual volunteer appreciation at The University of Baltimore School of Law, whose generous sponsorship helped to make the event possible. Awards were presented in the following categories:
Outstanding Volunteer Attorneys
This award is presented to an individual practitioner who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment of both time and effort to HPRP's pro bono program. This commitment may include providing direct representation, public outreach, training, leadership, and/or policy work.
Lauren Benko – Morgan Stanley
Sandra Brushart – Maryland Legal Aid
Shawn Conley – Conley Law
Stephanie Joseph – Office of the Public Defender
David Sommer – Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP
Outstanding Law Firm
This award is presented to a law firm or company that has supported and promoted HPRP's pro bono opportunities within the organization.
Ballard Spahr LLP
Outstanding Volunteer Law Students
This award is presented to a law student who has demonstrated a commitment to furthering homeless individuals' access to justice through participation in HPRP's Pro Bono Program.
Gina Bohannon - University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Tia Holmes - University of Baltimore School of Law
Sahar Takshi - Washington College of Law, American University
Outstanding Volunteer Paralegal
This award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment of both time and effort to HPRP.
Meredith Bruce - Veterans Administration