U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon and Atty. Cameron Findlay to be Recognized

Legal Aid Society Annual Luncheon Honors Outstanding Contributions to the Legal Community

Zachary Fardon, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois; and Cameron Findlay, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Archer Daniels Midland Company; both will be recognized for their longstanding commitment to providing access to legal services for all at the Legal Aid Society’s Annual Equal Access to Justice Awards Luncheon Oct. 16, 2014.

A member of the Legal Aid Society since 2007, Fardon served as Chair from Sept. 2012 to Nov. 2013, a position he held until he was confirmed as U.S. Attorney. ADM’s Findlay will be presented the William H. Avery Award for Equal Access to Justice and participate in a discussion with Andrea L. Zopp, CEO and President of the Chicago Urban League.

“The pro bono work done by some of Chicago’s top attorneys on behalf of those who normally would not have access to legal assistance is truly inspiring,” said Kendra Reinshagen, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services. “This year, the Legal Aid Society is proud to recognize U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon and ADM’s Cameron Findlay for outstanding contribution to the legal community and to equal justice.”

Legal Aid Society Annual Equal Access to Justice Awards Luncheon Details
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Reception at 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

The Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services has been providing critical legal services to low-income families in the Chicago area, protecting them in cases of domestic violence, elder abuse, housing and consumer issues for over 125 years. Today, the Legal Aid Society serves more than 8,000 families and individuals each year.

About Metropolitan Family Services and the Legal Aid Society
Metropolitan Family Services has been empowering families to reach their greatest potential since 1857, serving more than 63,000 families and individuals in Chicago, Suburban Cook and DuPage County last year. The Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services (LAS) pioneered the concept of equal access to justice more than 125 years ago. LAS provides critical legal services to low-income families in the Chicago area, protecting them in cases of domestic violence, elder abuse, housing and consumer issues. Today, LAS serves more than 8,000 families and individuals each year.

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