Schnader Honored with Phila. VIP’s Chancellor’s AwardOn February 21, 2008 by Schnader in News
On February 21, 2008, Schnader was honored with the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP) Chancellor’s Award for its distinguished pro bono service. Michael Pratt, chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, presented the award, accepted by Joanne Noble, director of Schnader’s pro bono program. Schnader partner Mark Momjian, a member of Philadelphia VIP’s Board of Directors, also attended the event.
Philadelphia VIP is dedicated to providing indigent individuals equal access to the legal system in civil matters by referring them to volunteer lawyers, paralegals, and others who provide legal services free of charge. In alphabetical order, the following Schnader attorneys and legal assistants in our Philadelphia office have handled and provided assistance on pro bono assignments on behalf of Philadelphia VIP in recent years:
Partners Elizabeth Ainslie, Michael J. Barrie, Kevin Blanton, Mark Carlidge, Robert Feder, Jennifer DuFault James, Vince LaMonaca, Bill Maffucci, Mark Momjian, Roy Ross, Joseph Santoro, Stewart Weintraub, and Firm Chairman Ralph Wellington; associates Linda Alle-Murphy, Christina Alt, Meredith Brennan, Morgen Cheshire, Nadine Doolittle, Melissa Hill, Amy Newnam, Justin Park, Natasha Gonzalez Rojas, Lauren Sorrentino, Joyce Sun, Sean Whalen and Stephenie Yeung; paralegals Alex Angelo, Shannon Braun, Tracey Dopson, Ryan Karrer, Joe Kranyak, Barbara Nield and Barbara Schramm, and Fiduciary Administrator Billie Clark.