We have deep roots in Cincinnati and in the surrounding Tri-State Area communities. We know the importance of being a positive presence in the community by volunteering within the legal community and with numerous local charities. The attorneys and staff here at RKPT know that the strength of a community depends on the willingness of its members to put forth time and effort to the betterment of the community.
The Volunteer Lawyers Project recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide high quality legal services to low income individuals who do not have the resources to pay for legal representation.
In 2010, Attorney Mardee Sherman was named "Volunteer Lawyer of the Year." In 1996, Attorney Tom Gaier was named "Volunteer Lawyer of the Year."
DePaul Cristo Rey high school serves those families who want a private, college preparatory education for their children but cannot afford it without significant financial assistance. RKPT joined the program in 2013. This year DePaul Cristo Rey High School in Cincinnati made history by graduating its first class. This class achieved 100% college acceptance, earned $2.9 million in college scholarships, worked 58,000+ hours in Corporate Work Study Jobs, and earned $1.3 million toward their own tuition.
Ronald McDonald House provides families with a home away from home while their children received medical treatment. Each year RKPT participates in the Ronald McDonald House annual golf outing. A group of volunteers from RKPT prepares and serves dinner to the families of sick children residing at Ronald McDonald House.
ProKids is a nonprofit agency that for 33 years has provided volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children in Hamilton County. Each year RKPT sponsors a team to compete in the annual Superhero Run for Kids in downtown Cincinnati.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati is dedicated to advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. Its focus is on the building blocks for a good quality life — education, income, and health. United Way works each and every day to strengthen these building blocks for everyone throughout the Greater Cincinnati region. RKPT has been a Pacesetter for United Way since 2007.
From 2014-2018, RKPT co-sponsored the Cincinnati International Wine Festival (www.winefestival.com). The wine festival is a tax exempt organization that raises and donates funds to over 25 local charities in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area involved in health care, the arts, education, social services, and athletics. Since its inception the Wine Festival has donated over 3 million dollars to those local charities.