Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce their selection as Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s 2013 Pro Bono Firm of the Year. The 13th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon was held December 6, 2013 at the Rio Hotel & Casino, and was hosted by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. Thomas H. Fell, shareholder in the Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy practice group, accepted the award on behalf of the firm.
In addition, Paola M. Armeni, shareholder in the Government Investigations and Business Crimes practice group, was awarded the prestigious Myrna Williams Children’s Pro Bono Award for her representation of abused children in foster care and recognized for over 100 hours of service. Three other lawyers received recognition, including: Erika Pike Turner, shareholder in the Commercial Litigation practice group; Puneet K. Garg, associate in the Commercial Litigation practice group; and Eunice M. Beattie, associate in the Government Investigations and Business Crimes practice group were all honored for their significant pro bono efforts, each volunteering for over 50 hours of service.
“Gordon Silver has long been an active participant in local pro bono efforts,” said Thomas H. Fell, head of the firm’s pro bono efforts. “We remain deeply committed to providing pro bono services in Southern Nevada.”
The Pro Bono Awards Luncheon was created to honor volunteers in the community who have donated their time to help low income clients with civil legal needs.
About Gordon Silver, Ltd.
Gordon Silver, Ltd. is a full service law firm with over 50 attorneys and 100 employees operating from offices in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Reno and Washington D.C. One of Nevada’s oldest and largest law firms, they serve clients locally, nationally and globally. For more information, please visit www.gordonsilver.com.
About Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Legal Aid Center is a nonprofit law firm dedicated to providing direct legal representation, counsel and advice and community legal education to those who cannot afford an attorney. They have a wide variety of programs to help victims of domestic violence and crime, victims of consumer fraud and children in the foster care system. For more information, please visit www.lacsn.org.