Fort Myers, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2019) – Celebrating the significant work of dedicated attorneys who believe in giving back to their community, Florida Rural Legal Services honored 25 attorneys for their pro bono work at the recent FRLS Pro Bono Awards Luncheon at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers.

The attorneys were recognized for giving of their time and talents to assist those who otherwise could not afford legal fees in the tax clinic, with family law issues and other legal work.

Attorneys honored before about 80 people, including Kim E. Howard, Howard Law Office, Estero; and Lee County Clerk of Court Linda Doggett. Also recognized were several interns from Florida Gulf Coast University who worked with Naples Attorney David Steckler.

About the Lee County Bar Association

The Lee County Bar Association, a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit organization, has served the citizens and legal community of Lee County since 1949 and has a current membership of almost 800. Its purpose is to further the education of its member attorneys and create meaningful interaction among them, and to inform the community on important legal matters. The bar strives to serve as a leader in advancing ethical conduct, excellence and professionalism of its members. For more information, visit or contact Executive Director Lauren Baugh at 239-334-0047 or

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