The Delaware State Bar Association honored Chuck Kunz as the 2012 recipient of the Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Commitment Award for his dedication to providing service to the community. The awards ceremony serves as an opportunity to recognize lawyers for their service to the community in honor of Chris White.
This Access to Justice recognition is awarded to a member of the Delaware Bar who has demonstrated a sterling commitment to pro bono work throughout his or her career by dedicating time and energy to the support and provision of legal services. The award committee considers the following for this lifetime achievement award.
- number of pro bono hours devoted to legal representation of indigent clients over the lawyer’s career
- number of cases accepted for pro bono representation over the lawyer’s career
- commitment and service to promoting and supporting the provision of legal services to those in need throughout the awardee's career
The Access to Justice Program promotes pro bono representation and encourages Delaware lawyers to support legal services programs. The Access to Justice Program is a source of information, resources, and assistance to support, facilitate, and expand the delivery of pro bono services. It encourages lawyers to perform pro bono work and helps them connect with opportunities that meet their needs.