Honoring Our Own

Each year, Ballard Spahr honors lawyers and staff for significant pro bono service.

Ballard Spahr donates $1,000 to a charitable organization chosen by each award recipient. These awards are in addition to the $5,000 Leonard E. Lindquist Award, adopted by the firm in 2018 with the mergers of Ballard Spahr and Lindquist & Vennum, and the $25,000 Alan J. Davis Award given by the firm every year in recognition of outstanding public service.

The firm's 2018 honorees are:

Leonard E. Lindquist Award -Tenants' Rights-Preventing Homelessness

  • Darjush Boushehri
  • Charley F. Brown
  • Sadé Calin
  • Juliana B. Carter
  • Daniel C. Fanaselle
  • Theodore R. Flo
  • Peter A. Hamberger
  • Shaina E. Hicks
  • Spencer A. Hill
  • Jonas Jarvholm
  • Spencer P. Mead
  • Steven P. Mehr
  • Randy Montgomery
  • Michael S. Myers
  • Paul K. Ort
  • Raymond A. Quaglia
  • Sarah T. Reise
  • John W. Scott
  • Ross T. Silverberg
  • Chittam U. Thakore
  • Matthew I. Vahey
  • Dean C. Waldt
  • John C. Wheatley
  • Chris L. Williams
  • Alexander I. Ziccardi

Distinguished Service Award

  • Jamie B. Bischoff

Baltimore City Revitalization Projects

  • Molly R. Bryson
  • Robert C. Darrell
  • Alyssa Domzal
  • Teresa Forcellese
  • Eben Clarke Hansel
  • Jon M. Laria
  • Mark Pollak

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada-Cowboy's Dream Acquisition

  • Bill Curran
  • Bruce F. Johnson
  • Diane Markert
  • Maren Parry
  • Mohammad Tashakor

Austin Area Minority Business Project

  • Christian R. Barnes
  • Joshua A. Bobich
  • Thomas F. Dougherty
  • Jessica G. Federico
  • Joseph J. Humke
  • Laura L. Krenz
  • Suzette M. McNalley
  • Neal K. Rasmussen
  • Stephen J. Stark

In 2018, Ballard Spahr donated more than 51,000 hours of pro bono legal work.

Click here to view the 2017 honorees.

Click here to view the 2016 honorees.

Click here to view the 2015 honorees.

Click here to view the 2014 honorees.

Click here to view the 2013 honorees.

Click here to view the 2012 honorees.

Click here to view the 2011 honorees.

Click here to view the 2010 honorees.

Click here to view the 2009 honorees.