Craig Young, a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, was recognized on June 25, 2019 by Legal Services of Northern Virginia as a Bronze Member of the Rule 6.1 Society for his pro bono work supervising the Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic. The Rule 6.1 Society program is based on Rule 6.1 of the Virginia State Bar’s Rules of Professional Conduct, which encourages attorneys to render at least two percent of their professional time to pro bono legal services.
During 2018, Mr. Young spent 57.4 hours supervising the NOVA Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic. He also spent 21.7 hours as pro bono general counsel for Child & Family Network Centers, a large, multi-location non-profit pre-school operated for disadvantaged children in Alexandria, Virginia and spent 17 hours serving as a conciliator for the Fairfax County (Virginia) Circuit Court. During the first six months of 2019, Mr. Young spent nearly 70 hours serving these three organizations.
Mr. Young focuses his practice on creditors’ rights and commercial litigation and regularly represents secured and unsecured creditors. He has more than 35 years of experience helping clients in both state and federal courts throughout the United States.