Honors and Awards

Blank Rome’s Kathy Ochroch Honored as 2021 Champion for Justice by SeniorLAW Center

Kathy Ochroch Headshot

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Partner and Director of Pro Bono Services Kathy E. Ochroch has been named one of the SeniorLAW Center’s 2021 Champions of Justice. The notable recognition honors individuals for their excellence in “pursuing justice for older and vulnerable people.” Under Kathy’s leadership, Blank Rome has been proud to partner with the SeniorLAW Center for many years on numerous, ongoing pro bono clinics and projects.  

Kathy was honored with the distinguished award at the SeniorLAW Center’s Annual Gala—this year themed “Moving Beyond the Glass Ceiling”—which was held virtually on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Joining Kathy as this year’s honorees are U.S. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, Councilmember Helen Gym, Judge Lois E. Murphy, KYW journalist Cherri Gregg, and SeniorLaw Center board leader Teresa N. Cavenagh.

To learn more about this 2021 Champions for Justice honorees, please click here. To watch a recording of the entire virtual gala, please click here.  

Watch’s Kathy’s acceptance speech below:

About the SeniorLAW Center: 

With five offices in Pennsylvania and a nonprofit staff of 35 attorneys and advocates, the SeniorLAW Center provides free legal, educational, and advocacy services to over 5,000 seniors each year. Through over ten special projects, its statewide SeniorLAW HelpLine serving seniors in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania, pro bono partnerships, eight community legal clinics, and national and statewide advocacy and leadership, the Center changes individual lives and works to change systems to promote justice, security, and independence for older people and their families. For additional information, please visit seniorlawcenter.org.