Legal Superheroes Receive Their Just Rewards

On Saturday evening, May 18, 2013, over 725 friends and supporters of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County gathered at the Palm Beach County Convention Center to celebrate the achievements of 14 “Superheroes” in our community as well as the many other attorneys and professionals who have provided aid to our clients over the past year. Eight attorneys, one law firm, three community partners, a disaster responder and a theatre teacher from Dreyfoos School of the Arts were honored at the 25th Annual Pro Bono Recognition Evening.

Those honored included:

Abigail Beebe, Esq. - Family Law Award
Kaleb Bell, Esq. - Bankruptcy Law Award
Brooks Brothers - Corporate Partner Award
Ciklin Lubitz Martens & O’Connell - Firm Award
Kai Li Fouts, Esq. - And Justice For All Award
Robert Friedman, Esq. - Civil Litigation Award
Steven N. Glenn - Special Services Award
Amy Hickman, Esq. - Child Advocacy Award
Junior League of Boca Raton - Community Service Award
Garry Q. Lewis - Suzanne Foley “Serving Justice” Award
Leslie Rose - Emeritus Award
Gary Woodfield, Esq. - Civil Litigation Award
Matthew Zimmerman, Esq. - Consumer Law Award
The Bankruptcy Bar of the Southern District of Florida - Voluntary Bar Association Award

Co-Chairs of the evening were Hampton & Joette Keen and Gary & Jennifer Lesser; Mariano Garcia & Michelle Suskauer were the emcees. Entertainment was provided by Carl Spagnuolo (piano) & Talia Suskauer (vocals).

Photos by Tracey Benson