The Delaware State Bar Association honors Jill Spevack Di Sciullo as the 2021 recipient of the Christopher W. White Distinguished Access to Justice Commitment Award for her 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
Jill Spevack Di Sciullo has over 20 years of experience representing clients in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties. She guides clients through all aspects of domestic relations matters. Jill represents clients in complicated property division matters involving dividing businesses and various other types of property, as well as drafting and negotiating premarital agreements. She represents clients in adoption matters, custody, and child support matters, and assists clients in preparing and negotiating Gestational Carrier Agreements. Jill was also recognized by Best Lawyers of America 2022 for her representation of individuals in family law matters.
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.