Barron & Newburger, P.C. has had an active involvement in charitable causes. A strong supporter of legal services for the poor, the firm has received multiple recognitions for pro bono legal services. Barbara Barron and Steve Sather have been recipients of the Constant Gardener Award from Advocacy, Inc., and Ms. Barron received the 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award from Jewish Family Services of Austin. Manny Newburger has been the recipient of the State Bar of Texas’ Frank J. Scurlock Award for voluntary legal services to the poor, and Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas’ J. Chrys Dougherty Award.
Through the Barron & Newburger Foundation the firm has supported a number of worthy causes, from scholarships at the University of Texas School of Law to organizations that benefit the Austin and Central Texas community such as AIDS Services of Austin, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, St. Francis School and various arts organizations. The Foundation supports the charitable efforts of firm employees by matching donations to qualifying charities.