Prairie State Legal Services was pleased to introduce Adam Fleming, a partner with WilliamsMcCarthy LLP, a full-service law firm, as a 2021 Distinguished Pro Bono Advocacy Award winner. The award is presented annually to an individual for his/her exceptional commitment to pro bono services.

Adam has been a long-time volunteer for Prairie State, accepting more than 40 cases pro bono in his time with the organization. Additionally, Adam has recruited other attorneys from WilliamsMcCarthy LLP, increasing the number of cases Prairie State can place. He also assists Prairie State staff attorneys with legal strategy, consultation, and he regularly lends his expertise to ensure clients’ needs are met.

In addition to assisting with cases, Adam also serves on the Board of Directors for Prairie State, on which he currently serves as secretary. He also is a member of the Rockford Campaign for Legal Services Committee.

“I’m honored by the recognition from Prairie State Legal Services,” said Fleming. “It is a pleasure to work alongside so many dedicated and passionate individuals, both on staff and other volunteers like myself, committed to Prairie State’s mission of ensuring access to justice by providing pro bono legal services to those in need. It is truly a privilege to see the direct impact that our work can have on the lives of our mutual clients with Prairie State.”

Adam, thank you for your dedication to the mission of our organization. You are so deserving of this recognition. Congratulations!

If you missed Adam’s virtual award presentation, you can view it on our YouTube channel, here: https://youtu.be/g-pyEJzvVGY