(LAKELAND, Fla.) – Florida Rural Legal Services (FRLS) is pleased to announce Peterson & Myers, PA as the distinguished recipient of the "Pro Bono Firm of the Year" award for 2023. This esteemed recognition acknowledges Peterson & Myers, PA's outstanding dedication to providing pro bono legal services to low-income clients within the Southwest Florida service area.
Florida Rural Legal Services is a nonprofit organization committed to advocating for justice and delivering pro bono legal assistance to underserved communities across Florida. FRLS commends the exceptional contributions of law firms and legal professionals who tirelessly support its mission each year. Peterson & Myers, PA, has exemplified this commitment through their unwavering pro bono efforts.
Stephen R. (Steve) Senn, a senior shareholder at Peterson & Myers, PA, accepted the award on behalf of the firm. Steve has been a prominent figure at the firm's Lakeland office since 1991 and boasts a distinguished litigation practice encompassing appeals, complex litigation, employment disputes, and commercial and business litigation. He holds an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is board-certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in appellate practice. Steve's clientele spans a wide spectrum, including healthcare providers, educational institutions, agribusinesses, trucking companies, restaurants, manufacturers, and government entities.
Peterson & Myers, PA, has gone above and beyond in dedicating countless hours of pro bono legal service over the past year. Their commitment to empowering low-income individuals and families facing challenging legal issues has had a profound impact on the community, ensuring that justice is accessible to all, regardless of their financial circumstances.
Florida Rural Legal Services is deeply appreciative of the tireless efforts of Peterson & Myers, PA, and the lasting effect they have had on clients' lives in the Southwest Florida service area.
For more information about Florida Rural Legal Services and its mission to provide free legal assistance to underserved communities, please visit www.FRLS.org.
About Florida Rural Legal Services:
Florida Rural Legal Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting justice by providing free, high-quality legal assistance to individuals and families in rural and underserved communities across Florida. FRLS is committed to ensuring that all individuals have equal access to the legal system, regardless of their financial circumstances.