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Jim Rocap Receives DC Bar’s Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award

June 26, 2013

The District of Columbia Bar has presented its “Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award” to Steptoe partner Jim Rocap, head of the firm’s Public Service committee.  The prestigious award was presented to Mr. Rocap at the DC Bar’s annual Celebration of Leadership Reception on June 18th.  The award is given to bar members who have demonstrated excellence, achievement, and commitment to providing legal services to low income and disadvantaged individuals in Washington. 

In accepting the award, Mr. Rocap acknowledged the support of Steptoe’s leadership and its continued commitment to a robust pro bono program.  He also took the opportunity to encourage everyone to contribute their time and talent to this effort. 

At the request of the DC Bar Pro Bono Program, Mr. Rocap posted his thoughts about pro bono service on the DC Bar Voices blog.

Jim Rocap with outgoing DC Bar President Tom Williamson.  Photo courtesy of Ben Zweig Photography.