At its 12th annual Law Mancha Awards gala on Oct. 19, the Casa Cornelia Law Center presented Pillsbury Intellectual Property associate Jeff Sheriff with its Pro Bono Publico Award for his work on asylum cases.

The annual La Mancha Awards celebrates the dedication of exceptional members of the legal community who are committed to the success of Casa Cornelia's clients and their cases. Casa Cornelia’s pro bono legal programs serve indigent children, families and asylum seekers.

With a deep technical background and based in San Diego, Sheriff advises clients on patentability, patent strategy, patent portfolio development and patent infringement.