Jeremy T. Poryes, a real estate lawyer at Ballard Spahr, has been honored as one of the “2017 Top Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona” by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education for his work with the Volunteer Lawyers Program.

The Volunteer Lawyers Program is a joint venture of Community Legal Services and the Maricopa County Bar Association. The award was established to recognize attorneys who have given their time and knowledge to assist Arizonans who otherwise would have no legal resources.

Mr. Poryes also was named “Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney” for April by the Volunteer Lawyers Program.

Mr. Poryes represents commercial developers, REITs, and financial institutions in the acquisition, disposition, financing, and leasing of real estate. His experience includes performing real estate due diligence and helping clients document and close real estate transactions and commercial loans, including a $10 million inventory loan and a $30 million receivables financing loan to a resort developer.

Mr. Poryes is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Department. He is Vice Chair of the Board Directors of Cancer Support Community Arizona and founder of the organization's Young Professionals Council.