2017 Access to Justice Benefit

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Mütter Museum, 19 S 22nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19103

Event Details

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Be part of uniting our community for legal aid on a night you won't want to miss. The Access to Justice Benefit will be #GettingJusticeDone on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Mütter Museum, The College of Physicians from 6 PM - 10 PM. 

Event Co-Chairs: 

Mary F. Platt, Esq., Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor-Elect and Counsel, Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C.

Meredith S. Auten, Esq., Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Featured Speakers + Award Presenters: 

Philadelphia Mayor, James F. Kenney 

Steven A. Cozen, Esq., Cozen O'Connor - co-presenting the Honorable Louis H. Pollak Champion of the Public Interest Award to Richard C. Glazer, Esq. 

JoAnne A. Epps, Temple University Provost - co-presenting the Honorable Louis H. Pollak Champion of the Public Interest Award to Richard C. Glazer, Esq.

Sozi Pedro Tulante, City Solicitor - presenting the Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award to Ayodele Gansallo, Esq. 

Kenneth C. Frazier, Merck & Co. - presenting the Pro Bono Award of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation to Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 

Sponsorships:

The benefits for each of our sponsorship levels are available at the bottom of our Sponsors page. Demonstrate your philanthropy for justice and register online today as a sponsor! 

Tickets:

Individual tickets to the 2017 Access to Justice Benefit can be purchased easily online on our Registration page. Ticket prices range from $150 - $500.

Program Book Ads:

Would you like to show your support of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation in our event program book? All attendees will receive the program book on the night of the event. Individual ads can be purchased here. Final ad files (print-ready PDF format) should be delivered to Laura Powers at [email protected].

Auction Item Contributions:

If you or your friends are in the mood to donate to our silent or live auction, download the Auction Form or contact Adrienne E. Brown at 215-238-6322 or [email protected].

Event Contributions: 

If you can't come to the Benefit, we still want you to be involved! Head to our "Donate Now" page to make a contribution to the event. 

Make an event contribution

Volunteers: 

#GettingJusticeDone will be that much easier if we get all hands on deck. If you or your friends are looking to network and help manage the event contact Adrienne E. Brown at 215-238-6322 or [email protected].

Latest Sponsors

 

 

 

For details, download the sponsor benefits on the overview page or see below.To register your sponsorship, please REGISTER ONLINE or contact Jessica Hilburn-Holmes, Executive Director, Philadelphia Bar Foundation at 215-238-6347 or [email protected]

Sponsors Receive:

* Recognition on website, in social media and other media
* Networking at the event with leaders from the legal community
* Satisfaction that comes from #GettingJusticeDone

Sponsor Information # of Tickets Program Book Ad Event Signage
Justice $25,000 20 Back Cover + Inside Front Cover Solo Sign
Brotherly Love $15,000 10 Full Page Solo Sign
Equality $10,000 8 Full Page Solo Sign
Diversity $7,500 6 Half Page Shared Sign
Integrity $5,000 4 Half Page Shared Sign
Freedom $3,000 2 Quarter Page Shared Sign
Opportunity $1,500 1 Name Listed Shared Sign

 

Event Highlights

2017 Award Honorees:

Richard C. Glazer of Cozen O'Connor and founder of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project - Honorable Louis H. Pollak Champion of the Public Interest Award

Ayodele Gansallo of HIAS Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP - Pro Bono Award of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation

Featured Speakers + Award Presenters: 

James F. Kenney, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia
Steven A. Cozen, Esq., Cozen O'Connor
JoAnne A. Epps, Temple University Provost
Sozi Pedro Tulante, City of Philadelphia City Solicitor
Kenneth C. Frazier, Merck & Co.

Featuring:

Live painting to be auctioned off at the end of the evening by Alloyius Mcilwaine.

Alloyius Mcilwaine

Catering By Design presents gourmet buffet dinner and exotic beverages.

Big House Band featuring Jimi Milligan and DaNica Shirey from NBC's hit show "The Voice".