Legal Services Of Eastern Missouri Honors An Array Of Equal Access To Justice Champions
With a large crowd on hand, Legal Services of Eastern
Missouri (LSEM) honored an array of equal access to justice champions during the 2012 For the Common Good Annual Awards Reception on Wednesday, August 29 at
NEO on Locust.
“Our awards reception was a big success and truly reflected the spirit and passion of the men and women we honored,” said Dan Glazier, LSEM executive director and
general counsel. “It was a great evening for everyone
and reflected the importance of the community support we receive.” The annual awards reception recognized individuals who have been supportive of LSEM’s mission of providing civil legal services and equal access to justice for the low-income community.
One of the 2012 honorees, Ryan Turnage of Florissant; Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion, LLC, was awarded The John R. Essner Young Lawyer of the Year
Award for outstanding commitment to pro bono legal work
Glazier, Tom Glick (LSEM Board President) and Jim Guest
(LSEM Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Program) presided over the awards presentations. Each honoree received an award honoring them for their commitment to helping the underserved.
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) has provided
high quality legal assistance in civil cases to the low-income community for more than 50 years. In 2011, LSEM helped over 21,000 people (including clients and their household members) in 21 counties of eastern Missouri. LSEM is a registered 501(c) (3) organization, and as a private, charitable non-profit, receives and appreciates financial support from members of the public. If you
would like to support our mission, please visit ww.lsem.org
and click on "donate now."