TCBA Awards Haynes and Boone for 2002 Pro Bono Service

March 03, 2003

Allison Stuckey
Sunwest Communications

FORT WORTH, Texas – Haynes and Boone, an international corporate law firm, recently received the Tarrant County Bar Association’s (TCBA) 2002 Pro Bono Award for a Medium Law Firm.  The award was presented at the Tarrant County Bar Association’s annual Pro Bono Awards ceremony in conjunction with West Texas Legal Services and the Fort Worth Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association.

The award recognizes the attorneys, law firms and lay persons who have contributed many hours of their own time to ensure equal justice for the needy in Tarrant and Johnson counties.  Pro bono awards were also awarded to individuals and firms in categories including Special Recognition Award, Urban Attorney of the Year, Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney, Outstanding PAI (Private Attorney Involvement) Attorney, Outstanding Urban Attorney Volunteer, Urban Lay Advocate Volunteer, Outstanding Rural Lay Advocate Volunteer, Outstanding Staff Attorney Volunteer, Outstanding Non-Attorney Volunteer, and Outstanding Small Law Firm of the Year.

Five attorneys from Haynes and Boone’s Fort Worth office heavily contributed to this honor through their pro bono service: Terry Boone, Eric Haynes, Kight Higgins, Greg Jackson and Elizabeth Kohn.

Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. is an international law firm with nine offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 425 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001. The firm has been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2002) and recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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