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.