News Tag: CBF Staff


December 14, 2018

CBF Staff Share a Common Passion for Justice

Over the course of 70 years, the CBF has gone through quite an evolution to become the organization it is today one focused on improving access to justice through grants, community leadership, and policy advocacy in the courts and legislative process. For nearly half of the CBF’s existence, there was no need for staff offices […]

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November 1, 2018

We’re Hiring!

The CBF seeks a Development & Administrative Coordinator to join our team.

The Development & Administrative Coordinator plays a key role in supporting the development team, assisting in database management, and performing administrative tasks crucial to a well-functioning office. An integral member of the CBF Development Team, this position provides administrative and strategic support to the Development Team and also supports the Associate Director and the Senior Manager of Finance & Operations. The CBF offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and flexible work environment. Learn more…

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November 29, 2017

Thank you Ryanne!

For the second time this year, the CBF faced the bittersweet moment of saying thank you and good luck to one of our longtime colleagues who moved out of state for personal reasons.

Ryanne Easley, who has been an integral part of the CBF in many roles, recently moved to New York when her husband Jeff accepted a dream job offer to become assistant general counsel for the Major League Baseball Players Association.

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May 23, 2017

Thank you Kelly!

This month marked a bittersweet occasion at the CBF as Kelly Tautges, our Director of Pro Bono and Court Advocacy since 2008, followed her heart back to her home state of Minnesota and took on a new role there as Pro Bono Counsel and Director of Pro Bono and Community Service for the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.

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February 23, 2017

Dina Merrell Elected to GCIR Board of Directors

Dina Merrell, Associate Director for the CBF, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), a national organization of foundations and grantmaking programs from throughout the country. Other new members joining the GCIR Board with Dina include Evan Bacalao from the Open Society Foundations, Shawn Morehead from the New York Community Trust, and Luna Yasui of the Ford Foundation. Congratulations, Dina!

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August 31, 2016

From the JEP to Pizza The StopAlong Opens Today

As Director of the CBF Justice Entrepreneurs Project from 2013 to 2015, Taylor Hammond guided dozens of newer lawyers in┬ástarting their innovative practices. From determining what services to offer clients, to dotting the i’s on insurance coverage, he watched JEP participants build thriving businesses from the ground up. And then he got the entrepreneur itch […]

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