San Francisco, CA — DWK’s Special Counsel R. Peter Rittling has been honored by the Justice and Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco with an “Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Certificate” for his volunteer work in 2014.
For nearly a decade, Mr. Rittling has volunteered at the JDC’s Legal Advice and Referral Clinic (LARC) in San Francisco advising clients on a variety of legal matters with an emphasis on labor and employment law. “Watching their faces as they realize they have options is immensely rewarding,” he says of his pro bono work. “It’s the most rewarding thing I do as a lawyer and citizen.”
Mr. Rittling will receive his certificate at the organization’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on May 12, 2015, with guest of honor Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye.
Mr. Rittling is a member of DWK’s Labor, Employment and Personnel (LEAP) Practice Group. He also received the same Justice & Diversity Center “Outstanding Volunteer Certificate” in 2013.
Dannis Woliver Kelley is a full-service, women-owned education law firm. Representing hundreds of school districts, community college districts, and county offices of education – DWK is recognized throughout California as a firm that applies creative, proactive, in-depth advice and strategies to achieve cost-effective results on behalf of its clients. The firm’s areas of practice include: Board Ethics, Transparency and Accountability (BETA); Business, Property, and Finance; Construction; Labor, Employment and Personnel (LEAP); Litigation; Charter Schools; and Students and Special Education Issues.