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2013 William O. Douglas Dinner
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Building a bridge of opportunity with Sen. Elizabeth Dole
The power of pro bono law and public service was on display throughout the night. Public Counsel awarded the Corporate Achievement Award to City National Bank.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP received the Law Firm Pro Bono Award in recognition of its legal support of small businesses and people in need of justice.
The 2013 William O. Douglas Dinner was attended by nearly 1,000 legal, corporate, and philanthropic leaders. The Douglas Dinner supports Public Counsel’s work on behalf of children, families, veterans, asylum seekers, small businesses and nonprofits and the more than 30,000 individuals we serve each year. Past recipients of Public Counsel’s William O. Douglas Award include Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, President Bill Clinton, and Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright.
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2013 Run for Justice
More than 400 participants in 34 teams came out to Dodger Stadium on St. Patrick's Day weekend to support Public Counsel's Run for Justice 5K, an event of the ASICS LA Marathon.
Want to get involved in our 2014 Run for Justice at the L.A. Marathon? Contact Erin Farrell at (213) 385-2977 x141 or send an email.
2013 Pro Bono Awards
Public Counsel celebrated our pro bono superstars helping people to fight for justice at our Pro Bono Awards in Downtown Los Angeles on June 24.
Want to learn more about our annual Pro Bono Awards? Contact Sandra Madera at (213) 385-2977 x163 or send an email.
2012 William O. Douglas Dinner
It was a night of history and hope as Public Counsel honored Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel with the 2012 William O. Douglas Award.
2011 William O. Douglas Dinner
President Bill Clinton told a packed house of 1,200 people that Public Counsel's work gave people hope and opportunity. "You are doing a noble thing," said the 42nd president.