October 25, 2014
Florida attorneys find rewards in pro bono work

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Last year alone, Karen Buesing worked 180 pro bono hours. "It's incumbent for those of us who are in a position to help to do so," she said.

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Florida attorneys find rewards in pro bono work

Art Levy | 6/27/2014

Karen Meyer Buesing's work with the poor earns her the Bar's highest pro bono award. Buesing is a partner specializing in employment law at the Akerman law firm in Tampa.  "It's incumbent for those of us who are in a position to help to do so," she says.

Other Florida attorneys and firms who received recognition recently: Judge Emily A. Peacock of the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa, law firm Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser, Laura E. Ward, and the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association.

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