Maureen Barber and Paul Roman, Jr. Named Co-Winners of David B. Fawcett Pro Bono Award
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. has awarded its annual David B. Fawcett Pro Bono honor to Maureen K. Barber and Paul A. Roman, Jr. The award is presented annually to the firm’s associate who has given their time to help those in need – a trademark of the award’s namesake, David B. Fawcett.
“The Pro Bono Award is dedicated to the legacy and memory of Dave Fawcett who was a leading pioneer for free legal services for indigent civil litigants,” said William D. Clifford, Esq. “Dave was instrumental in forming and leading the Neighborhood Legal Services Association in Allegheny County and was instrumental in the firm’s significant commitment to providing pro bono representation to the poor.”
Ms. Barber and Mr. Roman are members of the firm’s pro bono committee and both volunteer with the Best Interests Attorneys program, Sharpsburg Neighborhood Table Clinic, and Protection from Abuse project. Ms. Barber also serves as Secretary on the board of the Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership.
This is the eighth year for the award, and in addition to Ms. Barber and Mr. Roman, four attorneys were finalists for their strong volunteer efforts: Marjorie F. Bagnato, Steven L. Ettinger, Janet K. Meub, and Katelin J. Montgomery.
Criteria for the award includes recommendations from program coordinators and results achieved, while satisfying all of their other responsibilities in the firm. Both Ms. Barber and Mr. Roman have selected Neighborhood Legal Services Association to be the beneficiary of a donation from the firm.
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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, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, West Virginia, the Southwestern region of California, and the Rocky Mountain region of Colorado. For more information: 800-243-5412 or www.dmclaw.com.