Bob Redmond received the
2021 Social Justice Pro Bono award from the International Association of Defense Counsel. The IADC is an
invitation-only group of civil defense lawyers in private practice and
corporations dedicated to strengthening the defense bar.
Active in the IADC for the past 10 years, Redmond has chaired the Hazardous
Substance and Toxic Tort Committee, and he started the organization’s
Social Justice/Pro Bono Committee in 2016. He was honored with its
inaugural pro bono award for his work with the IADC and in the Richmond
Though Redmond didn’t have a background in immigration, he taught himself
immigration law and has spent the past 16 years working on more than 300
cases. In 2005, Redmond founded a pro bono clinic in conjunction with the
Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to serve the needs of Latino
In addition to the IADC award, the Virginia State Bar and the City of
Richmond Bar Association have recognized Redmond’s work with their highest
pro bono awards.