Virginia Attorney William B. Reichhardt to Receive the 2010 Lewis F. Powell Pro Bono Award

Apr 19, 2010, 13:35 ET from William B. Reichhardt & Associates

FAIRFAX, Va., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virginia State Bar has announced that William B. Reichhardt, a lawyer with the Law Offices of William B. Reichhardt and Associates in Fairfax, Virginia, will receive the 2010 Lewis F. Powell Pro Bono Award. The Award recognizes Mr. Reichhardt for his professionalism and transformational pro bono work in the areas of special education/disability law and juvenile justice.

Virginia State Bar President Jon Huddleston said in letter to Mr. Reichhardt, "Your own selfless long-term commitment to delivering pro bono services directly and to expertly monitoring legal aid attorneys and other advocates is truly remarkable . . .  we also commend the litigation skills you have routinely brought to the federal courts on behalf of vulnerable children . . . "

The 2010 Powell Award will be presented at the Legal Aid & Pro Bono Awards Luncheon on June 18th during the Virginia State Bar's Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach.

About the Law Offices of William B. Reichhardt & Associates

The Law Offices of William B. Reichhardt & Associates is a law firm located in Fairfax Virginia, dedicated to providing zealous and responsible advocacy for our clients in a number of legal areas. Our lawyers concentrate on issues involving family law, school law, special education, mental health, criminal defense and juvenile law. We serve Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County and the Counties of Arlington and Stafford as well as the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church. We offer consultation and support services for cases throughout Virginia.

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