News Tag: Legal Aid Attorneys

May 26, 2022

Nominations for the 2022 CBA/CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards are Now Open

Do you know an unsung lawyer or judge who is dedicated to using their talents and resources to improve access to justice in our community?  We are very fortunate to have many who fit that bill in Chicago‚Äôs legal community, and the annual CBA/CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards are designed to highlight their […]

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November 16, 2018

ann fisher tom morschThe Legal Aid Hall of Fame

To wrap up his term as CBF President, Tom Morsch had an inspiring vision. A leader in Chicago’s legal community and a pro bono pioneer, Tom always felt that lawyers in private practice received a disproportionate amount of recognition for their pro bono contributions in comparison to the lawyers who have dedicated their careers to public interest law at often great financial sacrifice. Motivated to create meaningful public recognition for these unsung heroes, he and his family worked with the CBF to establish the CBF Thomas H. Morsch Public Service Award.

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