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2012 National Celebrate Pro Bono Week

October 20, 2012 - October 28, 2012

A special week honoring pro bono service — the National Pro Bono Celebration boasts thousands of special events nationwide.   In Northeast Ohio, the celebration includes Legal Aid,  numerous bar associations, the judiciary, community based organizations and volunteer attorneys.

Click here for a calendar of all Northeast Ohio’s Pro Bono Week activities.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Stratton is the honorary 2012 chair for all Ohio Pro Bono Celebration events.   Click here to learn more about Justice Stratton’s leadership.

In Northeast Ohio, the week’s calendar includes numerous clinics, volunteer recognition events and continuing legal education presentations, including:

All volunteer attorneys in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain counties are invited to attend a special recognition reception at D’Vine Wine Bar on  Wednesday, October 24 at 5:30 pm.   This event is sponsored by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland — click here for details and to make your reservation.

Additionally, Legal Aid and the judiciary of Lake and Geauga County are hosting a Pro Bono Week reception at Willoughby Brewing Company on Monday,  October 29 at 4:30 pm.   Click here for details and to make your reservation.

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October 20, 2012
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October 28, 2012
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