On March 10, 2010, Berger & Montague, P.C. was honored as
one of this year's recipients of the Chancellor's Award presented
by the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program
Scott F. Cooper, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association,
presented the award, which was accepted on behalf of the firm by Lawrence
Deutsch. Mr. Deutsch, a shareholder at Berger &
Montague and a securities litigator, has been handling cases in
VIP's Mortgage Foreclosure Program.
Switzenbaum, a shareholder at Berger & Montague and a
member of the Joint Board of Community Legal Services of
Philadelphia and Philadelphia Legal Assistance, was also present.
Ms. Switzenbaum represents homeowners in VIP's Mortgage Foreclosure
VIP provides crucial legal services to more than 1,000 low-income
Philadelphia residents annually. The organization relies on
volunteer attorneys to provide pro bono representation for
these families and individuals.