The award is presented by the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs is presenting the firm with an Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of its work with the DC Parole Project. This award honors firms whose lawyers have worked on parole cases between June 2017 and July 2018.
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee DC Prisoners’ Project coordinates volunteer lawyers and paralegals from law firms across the country to represent prisoners at their parole grant hearings. Attorneys prepare for and represent DC prisoners at their hearings. Willkie attorneys who have participated in the DC Parole Project this year include partners Joseph Davis and William Stellmach, senior counsel Theodore Whitehouse, and associates Ann Weber, Kristian Hinson, Mehveen Riaz, Christina Cuomo Diver, Stephanie Klock and Zachary Cobb.
The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs works to create legal, economic and social equity through litigation, client and public education and public policy advocacy.