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Ballard Spahr Lawyers Recognized in Minnesota Bar 'North Star' Pro Bono Awards

June 12, 2024

The Minnesota Bar State Association (MSBA) has released its honor roll of attorneys who contributed 50 or more hours of pro bono services last year, including 20 lawyers from Ballard Spahr’s Minneapolis office.

The MSBA publishes its annual list of North Star Lawyers honoring attorneys who provided at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services during the year to low-income people. Honorees for 2023 include these Minnesota-based Ballard Spahr attorneys:

Matthew W. Buckley

Angela M. Christy

Sarah B. Dannecker

Jodi A. DeSchane

Jessica DuBois

Charles Frohman

Kelly L. Herrmann

Wallace G. Hilke

Catherine M. LaGrange

Kristen Larson

Thomas G. Lovett, IV

Peter V. Michaud

Isabella Salomão Nascimento

Joshua T. Natzel

Charles E. Nelson

Erika M. Peterson

Lisa Ashley Seeman

Alex Sellke

J. Matt Thornton

Robert E. Tunheim

The MSBA and its members help ensure fairness for all in the justice system, regardless of how much money a person has.

Ballard Spahr is nationally recognized for its longstanding commitment to providing pro bono services—more than 50,000 hours annually across all 15 firm offices nationwide. We partner with organizations throughout the country to provide free legal services to meet the most pressing needs of individuals and organizations in our communities, from civil rights and immigration to child advocacy and food security.

For media inquiries, please contact Bill Shralow at 215.864.8195.

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