2012 CCPBI Award Winners

Community Health Systems and Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC were recognized for their commitment to providing free legal services to the poor at the 6th Annual Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Gala Saturday, March 24, in Nashville.

CHS received the Corporate Legal Department Award for their dedicated staffing of the monthly legal advice clinic in Franklin. Baker Donelson received the Law Firm Award for its creation of OnlineTNJustice.org, a website that allows lawyers to provide brief advice and counsel via the internet.

The event featured remarks by Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Connie Clark and Legal Counsel to the Governor Herbert Slatery.

The Pro Bono Initiative is a partnership between the Tennessee Bar Association and the Association of Corporate Counsel that encourages and supports pro bono activities by lawyers serving as in-house and corporate counsel in the state.

Community Health Systems

Community Health Systems

Baker Donelson

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Herbert Slatery

Legal Counsel to the Governor, Herbert H. Slatery III


Connie Clark

Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Connie Clark

Danny Van Horn

Tennessee Bar Association President Danny Van Horn

Jim Barry

2012 Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala Co-Chair Jim Barry

Erik Cole

CCPBI Grant Recipient Erik Cole, executive director of the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services