Concordia University School of Law Hosts National Law Pro Bono Week in Idaho

Concordia is an official Host for the week-long national event

BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Concordia University School of Law is honored to represent Idaho as an
official site for the American Bar Association’s 7th Annual National
Pro Bono Week
as part of its ongoing commitment to helping
underserved populations and working toward justice for all.

“We need to continue working together to build a legal system that
ensures justice for all,” says Concordia Law Dean Cathy Silak. “Service
leadership continues to be a hallmark of the Concordia Law experience.”

In addition to Concordia Law students completing 50 hours each of
law-related public service, Concordia Law has more than a dozen
nonprofit partners. For a complete overview of Concordia Law’s pro bono
efforts and partners, visit http://law.cu-portland.edu/community-engagement/pro-bono.

The following events will be part of this year’s week-long celebration:

  • Concordia Law kicks off its National Pro Bono Week with a visit from
    Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Jones, who will talk with
    students, faculty, staff and friends of Concordia Law on Tues., Oct.
    27.
  • Then, on Wed., Oct. 28, local nonprofit organizations will fill the
    Law School’s atrium during a Pro Bono Fair at which visitors may learn
    about and sign up to volunteer.
  • Wrapping up the week on Fri., Oct 30, local attorneys and students
    will serve at an Estate Planning Legal Clinic for Veterans as part of
    “Justice for All,” the American Bar Associations’ first annual Day of
    Service.
  • Coming up in November, Concordia Law students, faculty and staff will
    serve across the community as part of Rake
    Up Boise
    on Sat., Nov. 14.

Follow the Law School’s ongoing pro bono efforts at #CULawServes and
national efforts at #ABADayofService.

Contacts

Concordia University School of Law
Madeline Turnock, 503-803-3729
mturnock@cu-portland.edu