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Baker Botts Wins the 2017 Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Award

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HOUSTON, May 2, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm’s Houston pro bono program has been selected to receive the Harris County Bench Bar Pro Bono Awards in the large firm category.

A committee made up of judges and lawyers selected the award winners, based on outstanding contributions to pro bono legal services during 2016.

Baker Botts has long been committed to the communities in which we live and work. The firm encourages lawyers to devote time to pro bono legal work. On average, Baker Botts lawyers spend nearly 30,000 hours on pro bono causes every year, including a number of life-changing cases that have helped exonerate the innocent, assist the homeless, advocate for children at risk and families in need.

The award ceremony will take place at the Harris County Civil Courthouse on May 3rd. 

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