BC Lawyers Selected Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona
May 13, 2009
Phoenix Partner George Chen and Associate Robert Reder have been selected by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education as two of its 2009 recipients of the Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona Award. The foundation established the award in 2001 to recognize attorneys who have tirelessly given their time and experience to assist Arizonans who otherwise would have no legal resources.
Chen was nominated by Community Legal Services Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP) for the help he gave screening VLP applicants and for coordinating quarterly pro bono legal clinics for the Asian community in Arizona on behalf of the Arizona Asian American Bar Association, in collaboration with the Asian Pacific Community in Action. Reder was nominated by VLP for his work with guardianship and adoption cases. In 2007, Reder was named the Adoption Attorney of the Year by VLP.
Chen practices in the areas of intellectual property and commercial litigation. Reder practices in the areas of environmental law and commercial litigation.