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Graves Dougherty takes seriously its responsibility to give back to the community that has sustained the firm for so long.

Graves Dougherty is committed to working with organizations in the local community. We recognize the importance of giving back and the long lasting difference it makes in our neighborhood.

Throughout the year, members of the firm organize various events and drives to contribute to families in need, food banks and other organizations

San Juan Diego Catholic High School Corporate Work Study Program

Graves Dougherty was one of the first businesses to sign on as a Corporate Partner for an innovative work-study program that gives students at Austin’s San Juan Diego Catholic High School an opportunity to receive real-world experience in a business setting. Graves Dougherty has employed students every year since 2002. The program complements the student’s education process and enables them to earn money towards their school tuition.

United Way Capital Area

Each year, the firm participates in the United Way giving. For several years, Graves Dougherty and its employees contributed more than any other area law firm to the United Way Capital Campaign. In 2006, Graves Dougherty was one of three Central Texas companies to be honored for an “Outstanding Leadership Giving Campaign.”

Meals On Wheels and More

The firm has a group of employees that has been part of the noontime meal delivery program for Meals on Wheels and More since 1998.

Graves Dougherty Singers

Each year in December, a group of attorneys and staff known as the Graves Dougherty Singers travel to area retirement homes, homeless shelters and preschools treating audiences to special holiday music performances.

Individual Charitable Contributions

The firm has a matching program in place to match funds given by staff and lawyers to non-profit organizations of the employee’s choice.

We serve as volunteers, members, board members and officers, and offer financial support for numerous organizations, including: