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2015 Pro Bono Award Winner Announced

5/7/2015

2015 Pro Bono Finalists
Pictured left to right:
Gregg Michaels, Chris Watson, Amee Mazzarese,
Maureen Cosgrove, Ron Jones, Jason Ott

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. (DMC) is pleased to announce that Ron G. Jones, Esq. is the firm’s recipient of its Annual David B. Fawcett Pro Bono Service Award. Mr. Jones, an associate with the firm, is recognized for giving his time to those in need – a tradition and attribute of the award’s namesake, David B. Fawcett.

This is the fifth year for the award, and it is presented in honor of Mr. Fawcett’s memory. Five associates in addition to Mr. Jones were finalists, based on their volunteer efforts: Maureen K. Cosgrove, Esq.; Amee L. Mazzarese, Esq.; Gregory C. Michaels, Esq.; Jason L. Ott, Esq.; and Christopher J. Watson, Esq. Dickie McCamey associates generally volunteer an average of 75 hours per year. Criteria for the award includes recommendations from program coordinators and results achieved, while satisfying all other duties within the firm.

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Ron Jones accepting his award

The firm’s associates volunteer their services to the following programs: Best Interest Lawyer, Protection From Abuse Assistance, Sharpsburg Neighborhood Table Clinic, and Federal Prisoners’ Rights.

This year’s keynote speaker was Judge Alan Hertzberg, a supporter of pro bono legal services and a key to the success of the Guardian Ad Litem project. Judge Hertzberg praised the pro bono finalists, and the firm, for the commitment and time they dedicate to serving those who cannot afford quality legal services.

Mr. Jones’ honor included a donation from the firm to a charity of his choosing. He chose the Allegheny County Bar Foundation to receive the donation.

 

 

 

ACBF cash award
Ron Jones presenting cash award to
Allegheny County Bar Foundation
Pictured left to right:
Last year’s award recipient Jeremy Darling,
DMC President & CEO John Conti,
Ron Jones, Judge Alan Hertzberg,
Pro Bono Committee Chair Sam Grego

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Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is a nationally-recognized law firm providing comprehensive legal expertise in a multitude of practice areas. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and founded more than 100 years ago, the firm serves industry-leading clients across the country from offices throughout the mid-Atlantic region in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia. For more information: 800-243-5412 or www.dmclaw.com.