Robinson+Cole lawyer Peter R. Knight was recognized by Lawyers for Children America (LFCA) for providing pro bono legal services to Connecticut children who are victims of abuse and neglect during the organization’s honor and awards event in Hartford, Connecticut on September 23, 2019. Mr. Knight has been an LFCA volunteer for more than twenty years and, in that time, has represented dozens of children of all ages, throughout the State in matters involving the Department of Children and Families in Connecticut Juvenile Court.
Mr. Knight is a member of Robinson+Cole's Environmental, Energy + Telecommunications Group and his work focuses on environmental litigation, defense of agency enforcement actions, and regulatory matters. He also serves as chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. In that capacity, Mr. Knight coordinates the firm’s pro bono initiatives, expanding the firm’s network of pro bono clients, and matching Robinson+Cole lawyers with pro bono opportunities.
Celebrating 25 years of service to 5,000 children, Lawyers for Children America is a leading child advocacy organization protecting the rights of children who are victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect by providing quality pro bono legal representation and collaborating for systematic change to improve the lives of children.
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