Connell Foley LLP is pleased to share that associate Alexis Mitchell, as part of the Seton Hall Law Student Teams, received the prestigious New Jersey State Bar Association’s Outstanding Law Student Pro Bono Award.
This award recognizes an individual law student or students who excelled in supporting pro bono or legal aid programs for underserved communities. A group of nine current and former Seton Hall Law students received the award for developing a series of informational videos for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, who represented themselves in restraining order hearings. Along with Alexis, recipients include Erin N. Romano, Sarah Souaid, Mallory E. Garvin, Emre Tutuncu, Kaitlin R. Principato, Jaden W. Jackson, Brian M. Smith, and Kiah B. Murphy.
NJSBA recognized 20 individuals across six award categories for their outstanding commitment to providing pro bono legal services to New Jersey’s underserved residents during the NJSBA Pro Bono Awards ceremony on February 15th at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick.