2017 Harrison Awards for Pro Bono and Community ServiceOn October 20, 2017 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP has proudly issued the Firm’s 2017 Harrison Awards for Pro Bono and Community Service. See below for photos from the awards ceremony.
Jeanne Schubert Barnum
Ms. Barnum, chair of the Firm’s Construction Industry Practice Group, was honored by the Firm with the 2017 Earl G. Harrison Pro Bono Award. This award is presented annually to an attorney who has a distinguished record of pro bono service of enduring value to the public good.
Ms. Barnum demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to help undocumented abused or abandoned immigrant children achieve permanent residency status and a new life in America. Working in coordination with HIAS Pennsylvania and the Support Center for Child Advocates, Ms. Barnum has successfully taken several children through the three stages required for permanent legal residency in the United States.
Click here to read the full award profile for Ms. Barnum’s work.
The Firm honored Ms. Giunta, Schnader’s Time/Billing Manager with the 2017 Earl G. Harrison Community Service Award. This award recognizes a Firm attorney or staff member who demonstrates an unfailing commitment to helping others and who has set an example for others to follow with regard to volunteering and giving back to the community.
Ms. Giunta’s tireless efforts over many years have improved the lives of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses, as well as their families. Each year, she volunteers for fundraising activities and events, working with the children, and getting others involved in these efforts. She works most closely with Michael’s Way, which a family member founded, and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.
Click here to read the full award profile for Ms. Giunta’s work.