On behalf of the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, thank you to all of the attorneys from law firms, corporate law departments, and other legal organizations throughout the nation who have answered civil legal questions from income-eligible individuals on a pro bono basis.  

Special thanks to the recipients of the ABA Free Legal Answers Pro Bono Leader recognition, for their extraordinary pro bono services through ABA Free Legal Answers. The following individual attorney recipients each answered 50 or more civil legal questions and law firm, corporate law department and organization recipients collectively answered 75 or more questions during the 2019 calendar year:

For a list of 2019 Pro Bono Leaders by state, click here

Law Firms, Corporate Law Departments and Organizations

*Baker Donelson
Blank Rome LLP
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Entergy Services, LLC
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Husch Blackwell LLP
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
*Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Pro Bono Network
*State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
University of Nebraska College of Law
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Welder Leshin LLP


Michael Asen of Mittel Asen LLC--Portland, ME
Donna Backwinkel--Lexington, SC
Luis E Basagoitia The Law Office of Luis Basagoitia, P.A.--Orlando, FL
Raymond L Bass, Jr--Naples, FL
Karen M Bauer of Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee--Milwaukee, WI
Arthur P Bowen--Little Rock, AR
Cassandra J Brown of Cassandra Joyce Brown, Attorney at Law, LLC--Rio Rancho, NM
M. Malissa Burnette of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA--Columbia, SC
Elaine H Cassel of Law Office of Elaine H. Cassel--Alexandria, VA
Cecelia A Clark-Donato of Donato Law Firm LLC--Cayce, SC
Christopher P Cox of Law Office of Christopher P. Cox, L.L.C.--Chesterfield, MO
Jacob R Davis of Grimmer Davis Revelli & Ballif, PC--Lehi, UT
Michael J Del Piano of Del Piano Legal, P.C.--New York, NY
Ronald Ned Dennis--Marshall, TX
Robert S Dillon of Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP--Indianapolis, IN
Quinn R Eaton of Husch Blackwell LLP--Omaha, NE
Ronald J Eisenberg of Schultz & Associates LLP--Chesterfield, MO
Jack Fan of Fan Law Office--Dallas, TX
Dennis F Fountain--Blackwater, VA
Anthony Frank of ALE Solutions, Inc.--Saint Charles, IL
Michael B Gastineau of Faegre Baker Daniels--Indianapolis, IN
Sara T Ghadiri of Chapman and Cutler LLP--Chicago, IL
M. Jane Glauser of Schrader, Companion, Duff & Law, PLLC--Wheeling, WV
Ian R Goldberg of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP--Houston, TX
Richard B Gossett of Baker Donelson--Chattanooga, TN
Jill Z Grim of Jill Grim Law, PLLC--Hendersonville, TN
Steve M Grossi of State Farm/Bruce Farrel Dorn & Assoc.--Chicago, IL
Bryan C. Hathorn--Pasadena, CA
David C Henderson of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP--Boston, MA
Eric Hernandez of Vinson & Elkins LLP--Washington, DC
Harold B Hilborn of Much Shelist--Chicago, IL
Michael A Huerta--Bloomington, IN
Angela M Hughes of Faegre Baker Daniels--Fort Wayne, IN
Nigel E Jeffries--Charleston, WV
Jill Lendu of Johnson J. Johnson Law Group, LLC--McFarland, WI
Ramona A Jones--Tulsa, Oklahoma
Arthur A Katz, Of Counsel, Otterbourg PC--Larchmont NY
Jennifer L Kincaid of Pepping, Balk, Kincaid & Olson, Ltd.--Silvis, IL
Stuart A Lautin of Higier Allen & Lautin PC--Dallas, TX
Cathy J Lewis of Ugrin Alexander Zadick & Higgins, PC--Kea'au, HI
Brenda Lewison of Law Office of Arthur Heitzer--Milwaukee, WI
Peter C Lomtevas of Peter C. Lomtevas, Esq., P.C.--Brooklyn, NY
Douglas W McCormac--North Dartmouth, MA
Mary Jo Middlebrooks of Middlebrooks & Gray, P.A.--Jackson, TN
E. Carra Miller of Welder Leshin LLP--Corpus Christi, TX
Katharine L Milton of MLRI--Boston, MA
Bruce A Minnick of Minnick Law Firm--Tallahassee, FL
JJ Moore of Hampden County Bar Association--Springfield, MA
Scott C Moses--Rapid City, SD
Robert S Moss--Clayton, MO
Tara E Nauful of BEAL, LLC--Columbia, SC
Thomas M Neal of Law Office of Thomas M. Neal, III--Columbia, SC
Leonid Nerdinsky of Nerdinsky Law Group, P.A.--Hollywood, FL
Sarah K Noack of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP--Fort Wayne, IN
Paul D Nordini--Scottsdale, AZ
Marvin Okafor of Texas Legal Services Center--Austin, TX
Linda Reid Oldham of Crockett & Oldham Attorneys--Southern Pines, NC
Robert G Pennell of The Law Offices of Robert Grant Pennell, LLC--Manchester, MO
Kyle A Persaud of Persaud Law Office--Bartlesville, OK
Dona Playton of UW Family and Child Legal Advocacy Clinic--Laramie, WY
Adam S Proujansky of Blank Rome, LLP--Washington, DC
Kelly B Puckett of Renosi Law, P.A.--Winter Garden, FL
Rixon C Rafter of Law Office of Rixon C Rafter PLC--Annandale, VA
Bruce A. Ralston of Law Office of Bruce A. Ralston--Memphis, TN
Brandon A Robinson--Durham, NC
Pamela D Robinson of USC School of Law--Columbia, SC
Seth Shannon--Jackson, MS
Stephen A Smith--Norfolk, MA
Tammy L Sossei of Sossei Law, PC--Richmond, VA
Barbara B Stage of Stage Law Firm PA--Orlando, FL
John Suda of John Suda Law--Rochester, NY
*Ryan Sullivan of University of Nebraska College of Law--Lincoln, NE
Peter S Thriffiley of Peter S. Thriffiley APLC--New Orleans, LA
Cornelia Ullmann of Law Office of Cornelia S. Ullmann LLC--Metairie, LA
Diane A Wallis of Wallis Law Firm, P.A.--Raleigh, NC
Roy L Warren of Law Office Of Roy L. Warren--San Marcos, TX
Dawn White--Berkeley Springs, WV
Leah R Wiederspahn--Tallahassee, FL
John D Williams--Williamsburg, VA
Hope M Wood--Des Moines, IA
Paula D Wood of Wood Law Office Associates--Oklahoma City, OK
Robert Scott Wylie of Volunteer Lawyer Program of Southwestern Indiana--Evansville, IN
Tyler D Zaremba of Texas Workforce Commission--San Antonio, TX
Patricia Zimmer of Ripplinger & Zimmer LLC--Belleville, IL

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