Friday, the National Association of Pro Bono Professionals (NAPBPro) awarded Mike Monahan, Pro Bono Director at the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project/Georgia Legal Services Program, the 2010 Tanya Neiman Pro Bono Professional of the Year Award.
This award is presented to pro bono professionals who demonstrate a steadfast commitment to pro bono and have achieved outstanding results. It is named after Tanya Neiman, who "pioneered the fields of pro bono, holistic legal services and community lawyering." She was the Director of the Volunteer Legal Services Program at the Bar Association of San Francisco for nearly twenty-five years and " was a giant in her commitment to improving the condition of all people and in her passion for living."
Congratulations, Mike! The award is well deserved. Keep placing those unplaceable cases. - K