Molly Briles receives the Pro Bono Publico award from the Indiana Bar Foundation
Molly Briles is one of southwest Indiana’s leading advocates for adults and children affected by violence and neglect. She provides direct services and leadership to ensure their safety. Molly created and administers a pro bono protective order project by recruiting attorney volunteers to handle referrals from local domestic violence shelters and setting up a system with the shelters to contact her anytime a resident or client needs legal representation at a protective order hearing. Since January 2015, Molly has logged more than 215 pro bono hours beyond what she’s done administering the protective order project. Molly will receive the award on December 10, 2017.