TAMPA – December 8, 2014 – Tampa’s Chief Circuit Court Judge Manuel Menendez recently recognized Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC | Fowler White Boggs for the firms’ 14-year financial support of the Bay Area Legal Services, a non-profit public interest law firm that provides legal counsel for people in need.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC | Fowler White Boggs, in partnership with its client Tampa Electric Company (TECO), founded the organization’s Legal Information Center by endowing a family law attorney position, that provides civil legal assistance to low-income residents in the Tampa Bay region. Over the past 14 years, the Center has helped more than 90,000 people. The Center’s tremendous success has encouraged other local law firms to contribute to this worthwhile cause.

This initiative is part of the firm’s ongoing efforts to partner with organizations to provide public service projects and programs for the benefit of local communities.

About the Bay Area Legal Services
Bay Area Legal Services is a regional, nonprofit public interest law firm providing the highest quality legal counsel by assisting individuals and nonprofit groups with limited access to legal services, resolving the legal problems of our clients and preserving the independence, hope and dignity of those we serve.

About the Firm

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (www.bipc.com) has more than 530 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing throughout the United States, with 19 offices in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. ###