David Rodziewicz named Volusia County Bono Attorney of the Year
On October 11, 2013, attorney David Rodziewicz was named Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida Pro Bono Attorney of the year during the Volusia County Bar Association Annual meeting. His award was presented by Chief Judge Terrence Perkins and Florida Bar President Eugene K. Pettis. From July1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, Mr. Rodziewicz provided more than 100 hours of pro bono services to low income individuals in Volusia County. When asked why he does pro bono Mr. Rodziewicz stated, “Giving back to my community is a core value with which I was raised, reinforced in my education by the Jesuits and remains fundamental for me today. A half hour of my time could improve the trajectory of someone’s life. Who wouldn’t want to do that?”
During the ceremony, Attorney Jimmy Davis received the Judge Robert K. Rouse, Young Lawyer Division Pro Bono Service Award, Shimene Shepard-Ryan was presented with the Pro Bono Champion of the Year Ward; David Glasser received the Pro Bono Advocate of the Year Award and Tanner Andrews and Susan Fagan were recognized as the Pro Bono Guardians of the Year.