V&E Honored at 2019 Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards
Vinson & Elkins was once again honored in the large firm
category as part of the 11th Annual Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards.
The firm received the award at a ceremony hosted by the
Houston Bar Association at the Harris County Civil Courthouse on May 8.
This year’s Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards
recognized law firms, corporations and individual attorneys who made
outstanding contributions to pro bono legal services in 2018. The Harris County
Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards program was established to recognize outstanding pro
bono service through local legal service providers and to encourage the
provision of direct legal services to low-income Harris County residents. Each
year a committee of judges and attorneys select the recipients in various
Last year, lawyers in V&E’s Houston office donated more
than 11,000 hours to pro bono matters, which ranged from immigration, family law
and litigation to intellectual property and criminal defense cases. V&E
attorneys also actively contributed to the firm’s Veteran’s Initiative,
Guardianship Project and Virtual Legal Clinic pro bono programs.
was previously honored with a Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Award in the
large firm category in 2011, 2012 and 2016.