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During the week of June 13-17, 2017, thirty-one Arizona educators and 10 New Mexico educators attended the Arizona We the People Summer Institute held at the Arizona Capitol. Participants engaged in activities that would enable them to provided quality civic education to their students. Content knowledge was delivered through esteemed constitutional scholars that included Chief Justice Scott Bales, Judge Murray Snow, Dr. Brian Dille, Arizona State University Professor Catherine O’Donnell, and Matt Binford, Esq.
On June 16th, Judge Peter Cahill was honored for a lifetime of professionalism with the highest principles and service to the community.
In Arizona, students are required to pass a test modeled after the citizenship test in order to graduate from high school. 16 year old student Riley Danler decided to help students by creating a trivia based app based on actual questions from the test!
We have partnered with many entities in Arizona to best compile all the pro bono opportunities available. Want to take a case? The agencies to work with are listed here. Want to write an article? We have a calendar of Guest Writer opportunities for you to view!
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In 1978, the Founding Fellows began the Arizona Bar Foundation. Today the next generation is called to action
Be Forever Memorialized as one of the Next Generation Founding Fellows
July 12th marks the birthday of Jonathan “Jamie” Schubert. At the age of 41, Jamie passed away. He had his own law practice, served as a judge pro tem and was a member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. His parents, Roy and Lynn Schubert, knew that Jamie had a passion for justice. They established the Jonathan Schubert Memorial with the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. Funds from the memorial assist with loan assistance programs for public service attorneys, LawForKids.org programs, supporting agencies who provide legal aid and scholarships for Sandra Day O’Connor Law School students.