Celebrate Pro Bono Week
Cassandra Adams, Director, Cumberland Community Mediation Center and Public Interest Project, serves on the Alabama State Bar Pro Bono Celebration Task Force for the year 2009-2010. The Task Force is charged with planning and implementing Alabama’s activities for the first-ever National Pro Bono Celebration which occurs the week of October 25-31, 2009. Cumberland’s activities for National Pro Bono Week are:
Thursday, October 29, 2009 – Lovelady Center Clinic – Local attorneys, law students and paralegals will assist women residing at the Lovelady Center with their legal issues (mainly criminal and family law).
Thursday, October 29, 2009 – Volunteer Reception – Hosted at Baker Donelson – a reception for volunteer attorneys, law students and paralegals.
Law students interested in volunteering to work for a couple of hours at one of the four Law Clinics should email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. For more information about Pro Bono Week, please visit this Website: www.alabar.org/ProBonoWeek