Nearly $1.4 Million Raised to Support Colorado Legal Services

19 Jul 2012

Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe receives special recognition for its participation.

The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado raised nearly $1.4 million in its 2011-2012 fundraising drive for Colorado Legal Services.

One of the liveliest campaigns this year was the Associate Campaign, a friendly competition amongst the associates at participating firms. The associates raised more than $50,000. Ireland Stapleton received special recognition for having 100 percent of its associate attorneys participate in the campaign.

Colorado Legal Services is a nonprofit corporation that provides access to justice for the poor.  The group has served low income and senior Coloradans for over 85 years.  Their mission is to provide meaningful access to high quality, civil legal services in the pursuit of justice for as many low-income persons and members of vulnerable populations throughout Colorado as possible.

The Legal Aid Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is the fundraising arm of Colorado Legal Services.  It was founded in 1981 in response to cuts in federal funding for legal aid.  Its mission is to promote equal access to justice by raising funds to provide legal services for low income people in Colorado.