Published on September 25, 2014 by Derrek Smith  
2014 ProBonoHonorees

In recognition of Celebrate Pro Bono 2014, Cumberland School of Law salutes the following law students and alumna for their ongoing commitment to pro bono work:

Law Student Honoree (left):
Rae Bolton, Class of 2016

Alumni Honoree (center):
Martha Jane Patton; Executive
Director, Legal Aid Society of Birmingham; Class of 1978

Law Student Honoree (right):
Justin A. Mitchell, Class of 2015

Cumberland School of Law Events--Volunteers Needed!

Wed., October 15
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Free Senior Wills Advice and Counsel
Location: Midfield Senior Center
589 Bessemer Super Highway, Bessemer, AL 35228
Sponsored by Cumberland Community Mediation Center & Public Interest Program

Tues., October 21
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Free Wills for Heroes & Senior Citizen Clinic
Location: Bessemer Justice Center
1851 2nd Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35020
Sponsored by Bessemer Bar & Cumberland Community Mediation Center & Public Interest Program

Tues., October 28
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Free Senior Citizen Wills Clinic
Location: Oxmoor Community Center
1992 Wenonah Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham, AL 35211
Sponsored by Birmingham Bar & Cumberland Community Mediation Center & Public Interest Program

Volunteer Contacts:
Cassandra Adams or Charmayne Fillmore
205-726-4342 or


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