The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service recognized six Texas attorneys and the Texas offices of two law firms for their participation during 2018 in the Texas Legal Answers and ABA Free Legal Answers programs.

The attorneys recognized as ABA Free Legal Answers 2018 Pro Bono Leaders are Ujjayini Bose, of in Dallas; Richard Cahan, of the Law Office of Richard Cahan in Round Rock; Finis Cowan III of Houston; Ronald Dennis, of Ronald Ned Dennis, Attorney at Law in Marshall; Yu-cheng “Jack” Fan, of Fan Law Office in Dallas; and Wade Gibson, of Locke Lord in Dallas.

Fan currently has the highest number of questions answered in the nation, and has answered more than 1,500 questions since he joined Texas Legal Answers in the summer of 2017. His efforts were recently highlighted on the ABA’s blog.

Law firms recognized were Vinson & Elkins and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service annually recognizes individual attorneys, law firms, and law departments that have provided extraordinary pro bono services through ABA Free Legal Answers. The individual attorneys each answered 50 or more civil legal questions through the program during the 2018 calendar year. Law firms or organization recipients collectively answered 75 or more questions during the same time period.

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