Congratulations to Atchley, Russell, Waldrop and Hlavinka LLP; Mercy, Carter and Tidwell LLP; Nix, Patterson and Roach; Patton, Roberts, McWilliams and Capshaw LLP; Patton, Tidwell and Schroeder LLP; and Young, Pickett and Lee who dug into their own pockets to fund an application that may see the Texarkana Homeless Coalition get as much as $300,000.

This is another example of a few lawyers just quietly getting on with social responsibility adding to the esteem in which our profession is held. They deserve thanks from every lawyer for contrasting the usual negative lawyer stories.

Here’a a quote from the Texarcana Gazette Article:

The Coalition received some invaluable help from local lawyers. The reason the law firms came together to support the Homeless Coalition is simple.

“We felt like it was a very worthwhile cause,” said local attorney Kelly Tidwell. “It’s a great plan and it’s worth trying to have this grant put together.”

PUNCHLINE: I just love catching lawyers doing the right thing.