Chadwick McCrea Graham is an entrepreneur based in San Jose, California. He is the owner of SmashPong LLC, a company that sells equipment for a new sport similar to ping pong. A lover of sports, Chadwick McCrea Graham enjoys watching different types of sports, including basketball. His favorite basketball team is the Phoenix Suns.
Outside the basketball court, the Phoenix Suns give back to the community through a philanthropic arm, Phoenix Suns Charities. Started in 1988, the charitable foundation has provided over $18 million to organizations in Arizona.
Every year, Phoenix Suns Charities engages in fundraising activities for various charitable programs. Recently, the foundation teamed up with Bon Jovi to organize a charity auction. Auction items are Suns season tickets packaged with signed Bon Jovi memorabilia, souvenirs, and merchandise. Proceeds from the auction benefit Phoenix Suns Charities as well as Bon Jovi's charitable organization, the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation.
After earning his juris doctor from the University of Iowa, Chadwick McCrea Graham worked at Littler Mendelson, P.C., where he managed client relationships while providing legal counsel. Currently a partner at Graham Adair, Inc., Chadwick McCrea Graham is a member of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) which runs the Franklin S. Richards Public Service Award.
The award was established to honor members of the JRCLS whose selfless pro bono services epitomize the organization’s fundamental virtues, which include unconditional service to the needy and the poor, community outreach fostering better understanding of the law, and enhancing the legal society’s ability to disburse justice to all. These goals encompass removing impediments caused by physical and language barriers, cultural differences, and monetary constraints.
Named after Franklin Snyder Richards, the first counsel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a champion for women’s suffrage and the constitutional rights of minorities, the award boasts many recipients. JRCLS chapter leaders, together with other society members, nominate potential honorees through forms available online at http://www.jrcls.org/forms/service/fsrnomination.php.
An attorney with more than a decade of experience in the field of law, Chadwick McCrea Graham currently holds a partnership in Graham Adair, Inc., in San Jose, California.