American Bar Association Honors Fawaz Bham with a 2024 Pro Bono Publico Award

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May 21, 2024

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is proud to announce that partner Fawaz Bham has been named by the American Bar Association (ABA) as a 2024 Pro Bono Publico Award recipient. The Pro Bono Publico Award represents the highest honor given by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service for individuals and organizations that have enhanced, improved, and delivered exceptional volunteer legal services to the nation’s low-income and disadvantaged communities. 

A partner in the firm’s Dallas office, Bham focuses his practice on the development and financing of real estate projects nationwide across asset classes. He is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Leadership Team and chairs the Dallas office pro bono committee. For more than a decade, Bham has devoted time to pro bono efforts serving the Dallas community by leading small business clinics, presenting at community forums, volunteering at various initiatives such as the Dallas Bar Association (DBA) Legal Lines, and, most notably, launching, leading, and maintaining the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program’s virtual legal clinic platform in collaboration with the DBA and Legal Aid of Northwest Texas. To date, the platform has held 283 clinics and processed more than 16,000 applications, with over 40 different law firms and organizations participating and addressing matters from employment, landlord/tenant and family law to veterans’ services for underserved individuals in the community.

View the full list of Pro Bono Publico winners.

About the ABA Pro Bono Committee
The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service works to ensure access to justice through the expansion and enhancement of the delivery of legal and other law-related services to the underserved through volunteer efforts of legal professionals nationwide.  The Committee fosters the development of pro bono programs and activities by law firms, bar associations, corporate legal departments, law schools, government attorney offices and others; analyzes the scope and function of pro bono programs; and proposes and reviews policy that affects lawyers’ ability to provide pro bono legal services.

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