On Thursday, September 25th 2014, our President and Founder, Marion Annau accepted the 2014 Canadian National Pro Bono Program Award on behalf of Connect Legal. This award recognizes excellence in using innovative strategies to increase access to justice, enhancing lawyer participation in pro bono activities, and promoting collaboration between legal and community service providers. Financial support for attending the conference was graciously provided by the PricewaterhouseCoopers Leadership Grants Program. Click on the following link to view the full story by Nicole Sarauer from Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan: 5th National Pro Bono Conference Read more →
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Connect Legal Receives Canadian National Pro Bono Program Award
6 Oct 2014
Legal Feeds Features Connect Legal, the 2014 Canadian National Pro Bono Program Award Winner
1 Oct 2014
Click on the following link to view the full story by Jennifer Brown of Legal Feeds, the blog of Canadian Lawyer Magazine: http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/2305/mckercher-blg-lawyer-recognized-for-pro-bono-work.html Read more →