Congrats to Chelsea Epps for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!
Nominating Organization: Rutan & Tucker, LLP
Honoree Category: Human & Community
Why Nominated: While Chelsea Epps is an associate in the law firm of Rutan & Tucker, she dedicates much time helping the Public Law Center in a pro bono capacity. Through her pro bono work, Ms. Epps has assisted, among others, individuals involved in familial disputes, non-profit organizations and refugees seeking asylum in the United States. As a volunteer for the Public Law Center, Ms. Epps contributes over 75 hours to representation of pro bono clients on an annual basis. Her successful representation of an asylum applicant was featured in video shown at their 2013 Volunteers for Justice Dinner. While at Georgetown, Ms. Epps participated in the Georgetown Center for Applied Legal Studies Clinic, where she successfully represented a refugee seeking political asylum in the United States in federal immigration court.
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