| Kerry Elizabeth Doyle, Boston, whose pro bono advocacy on behalf of immigrant detainees challenging a federal immigration detention policy resulted in a favorable ruling;
Donal Eoin Reilly, East Boston, for his dedication over the past 15 years to serving the needs of hundreds of poor and disadvantaged immigrants by collaborating with the Irish Immigration Center to establish and staff a monthly legal services clinic;
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., Boston, for its work on behalf of low-income residents of Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, most notably obtaining a $132 million financial settlement for victims whose homes had been destroyed by the storm.
Certificates will also be presented to the 18 lawyers and law firms that participated in the Court's newly established Pro Bono Recognition Program.
The Supreme Judicial Court's Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services
works to promote volunteer legal work in Massachusetts to help people of limited means in need of legal representation, in accordance with SJC Rule 6.1.