December 9, 2021
12:15 pm-1:00 pm
To respect the health and safety of all,
Legal Aid's annual meeting is again a livestream in 2021.
Thanks to the generosity of supporters,
all tickets are free.
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We look forward to gathering again in person in 2022.
United States Attorney General Merrick Garland
Program led by:
Colleen M. Cotter, Esq.
Executive Director, Legal Aid
Legal Aid Update from:
Rita Maimbourg, Esq. (Tucker Ellis LLP)
President, Board of Directors
Claude E. Clarke Awards, presented to:
Tracy Ayers, Intake Specialist
Erik Meinhardt, Development & Communications Associate
Lisa Splawinski, Senior Attorney
and Matt Vincel, Supervising Attorney
Leadership Award, presented to:
Paige Nofel Kuri, Paralegal
and Legal Aid's Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to:
Andrea Price, Senior Attorney
Volunteer Lawyers Program Awards, including:
Legacy of Justice Award, presented to:
Julie Rabin, Esq.
Community Impact Awards, presented to:
Ashley Bailes, Esq. (Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP)
James King, Esq. and
Art Smialek, Esq.
PDF of full program book for event available soon,
featuring ads from sponsors, award winner bios and more!
This event is free for all,
thanks to generosity of our sponsors
(list current as of 11/12/2021)
Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Frantz Ward, LLP
Giffen & Kaminski LLC
KeyBank National Association
The MetroHealth System
Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis
Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino LLP
Thompson Hine, LLP
Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland
Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
GE Lighting, a Savant Company
Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
Nicola, Gudbranson & Cooper
Norman S. Minor Bar Association
Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, LLP
Ulmer & Berne LLP
Wickens Herzer Panza
Walter | Haverfield
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Cavitch Familo & Durkin
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Cuyahoga Community College
Dworken & Bernstein
HFLA of Northeast Ohio
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Kohrman Jackson & Krantz
Margaret W. Wong & Associates
Ohio Access to Justice Foundation
Spangenberg Shibley & Liber, LLP
P. Kelly Tompkins
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