Pro Bono Celebration

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Jefferson Parish acknowledged National Pro Bono Week earlier this month with the presentation of a Proclamation to The Pro Bono Project at their regular Parish Council meeting held at City Hall in Kenner on October 2, 2013.

Pictured in the photo with The Project’s Executive Director, Rachel Piercey (center) are (l to r) Cynthia Lee-Sheng, Jefferson Parish Councilwoman,District 5, past Board Chairs and longtime volunteers, Mickey & Guy Delaup, Rachel Piercey, John F. Young, Jefferson Parish President and Paul D. Johnston, Jefferson Parish Councilman, District 2. 

City Attorney Sharonda Williams presented a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of New Orleans at the recent Pro Bono Liaisons Luncheon. Check it out here.

The National Pro Bono Celebration is held annually and focuses the nation's attention on the increased need for pro bono services during these challenging economic times and celebrates the outstanding work of lawyers who volunteer their services throughout the year. It is essential that the entire legal community engage in conversation and action that results in equal access to justice for all. The energy generated by the National Pro Bono Celebration is a powerful force that helps us build a just legal system. 

For more information visit the National Pro Bono Celebration website.