Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Attorney Michael Alao Selected for Thunderdome Tallahassee Class 2

Thunderdome Tallahassee Class 2

The Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee announces the membership of Class 2 of Thunderdome Tallahassee, a hands-on legal group training program to provide education, mentoring, networking, and leadership to volunteer lawyers serving Leon County in a large area of need: family law.
The second class includes 16 diverse volunteer lawyers with a drive for change and social leadership representing 12 firms and state government offices which support their participation. Please join LAF in thanking and congratulating this visionary group of volunteer leaders:
  • Michael Alao, Hopping Green & Sams
  • John Bischof, Bischof PA
  • Thomas Dickens, Dickens Reid PLLC
  • Dina Foster, Pennington PA
  • Oaj Gilani, Florida Department of Health
  • Ashtin Henninger, Bischof PA
  • Angela Huston, Florida Office of the Attorney General
  • Bridget McDonnell, Florida Department of Health
  • Mary L. Pankowski, Law Office of Mary L. Pankowski
  • Yvette Pressley, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • John Reid, Dickens Reid PLLC
  • Halley Stephens, Fuller, Mitchell, Hood & Stephens
  • Reid Wakefield, Coppins Monroe Adkins & Dincman, PA
  • William “Bill” Wallis, recently retired from Butler Pappas
  • Joseph “Jake” Whealdon, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • Matthew Williams, Public Defender’s Office, 2nd Judicial Circuit
Additional thanks goes to:
  • Thunderdome Program Assistant Shaundala Brown, legal intern at Parks & Crump
  • Mentors Kristin Adamson, Carolyn Cummings, Sean Desmond, Tom Powell, Jerry Rumph, Tom Schulte, Ruth Stone, Harriet Williams, John Williams, Neibra Collins Williams and JoLen Wolf
First launched in September 2014, Thunderdome Tallahassee addresses a desperate need for equal access to justice for low-income families and children, by attracting, harnessing, and developing the talent of volunteer lawyers as they serve those needing family law assistance.
Click here for the Thunderdome Tallahassee website:

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