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Tara K. Burke of Jackson Lewis Honored with "Law Firm Volunteer of the Year Award" from Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio

CINCINNATI, OH (April 6, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to congratulate Cincinnati Of Counsel Tara K. Burke, who received the “Law Firm Volunteer of the Year Award” from Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio (PBPO) for her dedication and service to the organization and its clients. She was honored at PBPO’s Volunteer and Donor Appreciation Celebration on March 23 at the Procter & Gamble world headquarters.

Ms. Burke has been named the award recipient in recognition of her volunteer legal work assisting non-profits. She has presented several training sessions aimed at educating non-profit leaders, locally and nationally, on employment law compliance and has offered legal guidance to numerous non-profits.

Ms. Burke has experience in counseling clients in all areas of employment law, including contractual issues, disability discrimination, Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), wage and hour laws, other state and federal regulations, and general human resource issues. Ms. Burke received her B.S. from Xavier University and her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati.

“I am delighted that the PBPO has honored Tara with this award,” said Scott A. Carroll, Cincinnati Office Managing Principal. “Tara’s commitment to community involvement speaks volumes to her character, and we are extremely proud to have her compassion for others recognized with such a distinguished honor.”

Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio is a tax-exempt public charity whose mission is to strengthen our community by engaging attorney volunteers to provide nonprofits with free legal services tailored to their business needs. It is the 3rd Pro Bono Partnership nationally. PBPO provides free business legal services to qualifying Cincinnati and Dayton nonprofit organizations that operate programs benefitting low-income or disadvantaged individuals. PBPO matches eligible organizations with volunteer attorneys from the leading corporations and law firms in Cincinnati and Dayton. For more information, please visit

Jackson Lewis’ Cincinnati office can be reached at (513) 898-0050.


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Tara K. Burke

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Scott A. Carroll

Scott A. Carroll
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