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SBLC Recognizes Meghan Williams with the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award

February 12, 2014

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    SBLC Director Steven Goebel, Adam Geisler, Julieanna Elegant, Dean Bob Klonoff, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Meghan Williams, and former SBLC Assistant Director Rebecca Martinez Griffin

On February 5th the SBLC held their Seventh Annual Open House.  The event was a wonderful opportunity to bring together volunteer attorneys, the SBLC’s dedicated staff, students, clients and community partners to celebrate the many successes of 2013. 


Numerous attorneys volunteered to help our clients this year. Without these attorneys we would not be able to reach the 821 clients that have been helped since the SBLC doors opened in 2006.  Fifteen of these attorneys were recognized for their significant volunteer hours served.  We would like to extend our sincere appreciate to the 2013 Pro Bono Champions:


Shannon Aaron- Multnomah County


Brentley Bullock- Perkins Coie


Gary Firestone- The City of Bend


Will Fisher- Miller Nash


John Heninger- U.S. Bank


David Herman- Intel Corporation


Sara Heskett- Holland & Knight


Leigh Gill- Immix Law Group


Levi Johnston- Intelekia


Brant Norquist- Stoel Rives


Scott Rider- Intel Corporation


Troy Sexton- Motschenbacher & Blattner LLP


Skyler Tanner- Lane Powell


Christi Taylor- Miller Nash


Michael Taylor- Holland and Knight


Each year we recognized one Pro Bono Attorney who has volunteered the most hours helping our clients and students. This year Meghan Williams of Miller Nash has earned that distinction.   Meghan is not a new face to the Small Business Legal Clinic. In 2010, she spent a year as our Pro Bono Coordinator, helping us to better serve the tri-county area and beyond.



The SBLC looks forward to another great year.

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