— Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced that the firm recently received Legal Aid of West Virginia’s 2017 Law Firm Pro Bono Award. Spilman was recognized for its significant pro bono service to clients of Legal Aid in 2016.
“We are honored to receive this award from Legal Aid,” said Michael J. Basile, Spilman’s Managing Member. “It’s reflective of our longstanding commitment to pro bono work and our recruiting of attorneys who are community-minded.”
In 2016, Spilman lawyers handled more than 20 cases for Legal Aid, ranging from giving basic legal advice to pro se clients, to providing full representation in protective order and divorce cases.
Legal Aid of West Virginia is the primary provider of free legal services to West Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens. Additional information can be found at www.lawv.net
About Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
Spilman Thomas & Battle is a full-service, super-regional law firm serving local, regional, national and international businesses. Founded in 1864, Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, West Virginia; Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and Roanoke, Virginia.