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Feb. 8, 2023

Mary Dovel Yost Recognized by American Bar Association for Pro Bono Work

ATLANTA — Senior Associate Mary Dovel Yost has been recognized as an American Bar Association (ABA) Free Legal Answers 2022 Pro Bono Leader. This annual recognition by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service is given to attorneys, law firms, and other organizations that have provided pro bono service through the pro bono legal advice portal. Yost answered 51 civil legal questions in 2022.

ABA Free Legal Answers is in its seventh year, and has been responsible for responding to more than 250,000 civil legal questions. There are about 12,000 pro bono attorneys from 41 jurisdictions who answer these questions, the ABA’s Free Legal Answers website says.

Based in Nelson Mullins Atlanta office, Dovel Yost focuses her practice in the areas of commercial real estate, finance, commercial lending, and capital markets.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins is an Am Law 100 firm that has more than 1,000 attorneys, policy advisors, and professionals with 31 offices in 15 states and Washington, DC. For more information on the firm, go to