January 2016 eNewsletter; and Remembering Sheldon Roodman

in-memoriam-sheldon-roodman-sidebarWe are sad to share the news of Sheldon Roodman’s death.  Sheldon, who served as LAF’s Executive Director for more than 30 years, passed away on January 25, 2016, after a long battle with cancer.  He was a great, humble, wise man, who led LAF very well for many years.  More information, including obituary, funeral arrangements, services, and shiva will be available soon.  To make a contribution to LAF in memory of Sheldon Roodman, click here.

You can read more about Sheldon’s impact on LAF, as well as much more, in our January eNewsletter, out today.

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Justice is Served 2016 Tickets On Sale

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On Friday, March 4th, 2016, LAF is kicking off its 50th Anniversary at its annual Spring event Justice Is Served.  This special evening at The Tortoise Club launches a yearlong celebration of a half century of providing free legal services to the most vulnerable people in the Chicago community.

The event will feature a premium open bar, buffet and passed hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and live entertainment, all emceed by LAF Governing Board member Philip H. Corboy, Jr.  Tickets and Sponsorships are available now — get them online here!  We hope to see you there to celebrate LAF’s 50th Anniversary!