Downey Brand Partner Jeff Galvin Receives 2017 June Black Pro Bono Award

December 6, 2017


Downey Brand is pleased to announce that Jeff Galvin has been honored with the 2017 June Black Pro Bono Award.

The Voluntary Legal Services Program of Northern California (VLSP) annually recognizes an attorney who contributes outstanding pro bono services to the community. On December 4, 2017, VLSP honored Galvin “for his exceptional commitment to providing pro bono legal services to those in need in the Sacramento Region.” The award was presented at the Sacramento County Bar Association’s annual meeting and luncheon at the Sheraton Hotel.

Galvin is a partner in Downey Brand’s litigation department where he represents clients in trust and estate disputes across Northern California and Northern Nevada. He serves as Chair of the Sacramento County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee. In 2016-2017, he played a lead role in developing the VLSP Estate Planning Clinic, which provides free estate planning services to low income individuals. Galvin served as a board member of Legal Services of Northern California and VLSP, and was Downey Brand’s pro bono coordinator for many years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.