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Jackson County Attorney Group Recognized For Family Law Work

A young blonde-haired girl looks directly at the camera over the railing in the courtroom.  Behind her adults are at the bench talking with a judge.
Marc Carter
Courtesy of Jackson County CASA
The Jackson County Pro Bono Attorneys provide legal advocacy and substantial emotional support for their clients, according to Jackson County Family Court.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is awarding the 2021 Impact of the Year award to lawyers known as the 'Pro Bonos.'

Family law can be an emotional roller coaster for everyone involved, including the attorneys. The 12 lawyers and one commissioner who make up the Jackson County Pro Bono Attorneys contribute hundreds of hours helping parents and children navigate the legal system. Two of the group's attorneys explain why the work they do is so valuable.

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