Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Washtenaw County Bar Association Law & Justice Fund


Established in 2010 by the Washtenaw County Bar Association, this Fund supports local nonprofits and programs that work to

  • Improve public understanding of the legal system, legal issues, and the role of lawyers in our society;
  • Advance professional legal develoment and continuing legal education;
  • Promote affordable and meaningful access to the justice system in Washtenaw County; and
  • Improve the effectiveness and fairness of the legal system in Washtenaw County.

Pictured are epresentatives from WCBA: 
First row: Tamara Garwood, Douglas McClure
Second row:  Karen Quinlan Valvo, Kyeena Slater, Ashwin Patel, AAACF President & CEO Cheryl Elliott, Dephia Simpson, and Brad MeLampy
Back row:  Pat Conlin and Peter Falkenstein

WCBA Board President Ashwin Patel shared:  "The WCBA is excited to know that we've created a fund that will support charitable law-related projects, programs, and services in our county for many decades to come.  It's really a great feeling to consider the benefits of our endowment well after we're gone."

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