The Wisconsin Law Foundation supports programs that enhance the public's knowledge of the justice system, encourage diversity in the profession, and assist young lawyers with taking up leadership roles. Now is the time to remember the Foundation on your dues statement, says Foundation President Kevin Lonergan.
The Crawford County Teen Court program has diverted nearly 100 teens from the juvenile justice system. Pictured in this photo from October 2019 are, from left: Program advisor Kari Sanding, with teen court peer jurors Emma Kapinus, Katelyn Lutz, and Mackenzie Pettit.
June 3, 2020 – Lessening the chances of Wisconsin’s youth becoming victims of sexual exploitation and violence. Assisting Wisconsin teens in discovering the details of our justice system. Enhancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Assisting lawyers in overcoming debt, establishing their practice, and becoming the next generation of leaders.
These are the results of statewide programs supported by the Wisconsin Law Foundation, the charitable arm of the State Bar of Wisconsin, supported by generous donations from State Bar of Wisconsin members.
“The Wisconsin Law Foundation needs the financial support of State Bar members to make a difference in our communities and our profession,” says Kevin Lonergan, president of the Wisconsin Law Foundation.
Lonergan asks that you consider a gift to support the Foundation's programs via your dues statement.
Any level of contribution is gratefully appreciated. "Your support goes directly toward vital statewide programs," says Lonergan.
These programs include:
It's easy to give: just add your contribution to line 9 on your State Bar dues statement. If a colleague fills out your form for you, just let them know you wish to make a contribution to the Wisconsin Law Foundation.
If you have already sent in your dues statement, you can make a donation online at www.wisbar.org/wlf.
"We sincerely appreciate any contribution amount. Thank you for your consideration and support," says Lonergan.