Pro Bono Logo-Do the Public Good, Volunteer for Pro Bono

In furtherance of SJC Rule 6.1, Voluntary Pro Bono Publico Service, the Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services annually presents the  Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards to honor Massachusetts lawyers, law students, small and large law firms, government attorney offices, corporate law departments, law schools or other institutions in the legal profession that demonstrate outstanding and exceptional commitment to providing volunteer legal services for the poor and disadvantaged. The awards are presented in a ceremony at the John Adams Courthouse.

2014 Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards

Press Release: Supreme Judicial Court Presents Awards to Retired Judge, Attorneys, Recent Law School Graduate for Pro Bono Work

Governor's Proclamation pdf format of Governor's Proclamation - Pro Bono Month 2014
 

Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants Introductory Remarks for 2014 Adams Pro Bono Publico Award Recipients

Honorable Patrick Fox (ret.) pdf format of Remarks by Honorable Patrick Fox (ret.)

Valquiria Castiglione Ribeiro, Esq. pdf format of Remarks by Attorney Valquiria Castiglione Ribeiro

Seth Orkand, Esq. pdf format of Remarks by Attorney Seth Orkand

Elizabeth McIntyre, 2014 Graduate, Boston University School of Law pdf format of Remarks by Elizabeth McIntyre

 

Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards Recipients 2014
On October 21, at a ceremony in the Seven Justice Courtroom of the John Adams Courthouse, Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants presented Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards to four recipients for their distinguished service and outstanding commitment to providing legal services for those in need. From left: Boston University Law School graduate Elizabeth McIntyre; Attorney Valquiria Castiglione Ribeiro; Chief Justice Gants; Attorney Seth Orkand; Hon. Patrick Fox (ret.).

Press Release (May 29, 2014): Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee Seeks Nominations for 2014 Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards Awards Notice Seeking Nominations 

Awards Notice Seeking Nominations pdf format of 2014 Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards Notice