YLS Legal Fair 2015

June 4 2015 | Committees

The New Orleans Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee hosted a Senior Legal Fair at the AARP Community Resource Center on Saturday, May 30th. Volunteer lawyers offered free notarial services and legal assistance in successions/trusts, wills, Social Security, and Medicare and Medicaid issues. The program, funded by a grant from the American Bar Association, has become a bi-annual event that connects members of the legal community with those in need. Special thanks to Kimberly Silas who organized the program. Along with Ms. Silas, Courtney Vance participated in the planning of the Legal Fair. Volunteer attorneys included: Stephanie Graf, Erin Fisher, Alexis Taylor, Rebecca Sha, Chris Ford, Esther Greenbaum, Barbara Edin and Elena Perez.

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