Sep 24

TWELVE RECOGNIZED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE at the 2019 For The Common Good Awards presented by LEGAL SERVICES OF EASTERN MISSOURI

ST. LOUIS – On Friday, August 16, 2019, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, the area’s largest nonprofit law firm, honored twelve individuals and organizations with awards in recognition of their commitment to volunteer work and community service.

Receiving awards were: Hon. Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr. (Robert Walston Chubb Award for lifetime commitment); BDO, USA, LLP (Richard B. Teitelman Community Service Award); Home Sweet Home (Edna M. Taylor Client Service Award); Marygrove (Ashley Award for Child Advocacy); Dana Malkus, Saint Louis University Law School, (Melton M. Lewis Equal Justice Award); Saint Louis Crisis Nursery (Eddie Mae Binion Community Service Award); Mary Sullivan-Thomas (Eddie Mae Binion Community Service Award); Steve Shredl, Thompson Coburn (John R. Essner Young lawyer of the Year Award); Washington University Office of General Counsel (Gerald R. Ortbals Law Practice Award); April Waugh, Citi (F. Wm. McCalpin Pro Bono Award); State Senator S. Kiki Curls and State Senator Jamilah Nasheed (Rory Ellinger Legislative Award)

More than 200 guests gathered at the Ritz Carlton in Clayton to honor the dedication and outstanding contributions of these twelve awardees. Sponsorship for the event was provided by: Missouri Lawyers Weekly; Alaris Litigation Services; Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Emerson and Thompson Coburn LLP. Awardee videos were produced by Alaris.

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About Legal Services of Eastern Missouri: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri has provided free civil legal help for low-income families for 62 years. In 2018, more than 30,000 people in 21 counties of eastern Missouri received services from four regional offices. For more information, please visit www.lsem.org. 

PHOTO CAPTIONS:

L to R: Dan Glazier (Legal Services Executive Director & General Counsel); DiAnne Mueller (Saint Louis Crisis Nursery); Dana Malkus (Saint Louis University Law School); April Waugh (Citi); Missouri State Senator S. Kiki Curls; Steve Shredl (Thompson Coburn); Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed; Steve Lenivy (BDO, USA LLP); Betsy Reznicek (Home Sweet Home); Mary Jane Pieroni (BDO, USA LLP); Monica Allen (Washington University General Counsel); Amicia Young (Marygrove); Mary Sullivan Thomas (Lincoln County Domestic Violence Council); Maria Perron (Legal Services Board President); Jim Guest (Legal Services Director of Volunteer Lawyers Program) and Karen Warren (Legal Services Director of Administration & Community Engagement).

L to R: Dan Glazier, (Legal Services’ Executive Director & General Counsel) with Hon. Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr. who received the Robert Walston Chubb Award for lifetime dedication to legal aid.

L to R: Karen Warren, (Legal Services’ Director of Administration & Community Engagement), Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, Missouri State Senator S. Kiki Curls

Back row, L to R: James Surber, Tim Huskey, Patricia Hart Hastings, Tammy White Devine, Chris Goddard

Front row, L to R: Jessica Curtis, Monica Allen(General Counsel), Lisa Wood, Heidi Klosterman