Author Archives: Terri Bennett

25 Jan
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Foundation Board commends Iowa Legal Aid staff

The Iowa Legal Aid Foundation Board, at its most recent meeting in December 2017, noted the significant gifts from staff of Iowa Legal Aid. In 2017, nearly 40% of staff donated approximately $35,000. The Foundation Board adopted a resolution commending ...

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29 Dec
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Support from the Linn County Bar Association

Iowa Legal Aid is grateful for the financial support received from the Linn County Bar Association! The annual financial support and pro bono volunteerism of the Linn County Bar Association and its members is critical to our services to provide ...

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15 Dec
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Dennis Groenenboom Receives Charles Dorsey Award

Iowa Legal Aid’s Executive Director, Dennis Groenenboom, is the recipient of the NLADA’s Charles Dorsey Award for 2017. The Charles Dorsey Award is given biennially to an individual who has provided extraordinary and dedicated service to the equal justice community and ...

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01 Dec
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14th Annual Dean’s Cup Golf Event

The 14th Annual Dean’s Cup golf event is coming up on May 21, 2018 at Echo Valley Golf Course in Norwalk. This event is for all law graduates, faculty, staff and students of Drake Law School and the Iowa College ...

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08 Sep
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Local Foundations Provide Iowa Legal Aid Funds for Upgraded Technology

Iowa Legal Aid is pleased to acknowledge grants from local foundations, which make it possible for staff to have the upgraded technology needed to better serve low-income and other vulnerable Iowans. Iowa Legal Aid’s staff and clients commend you on ...

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27 Jun
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Stephen B. Jackson, Sr. Receives the Rolland E. Grefe Pro Bono Publico Award

The Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA) honored Attorney Stephen B. Jackson, Sr. with the Rolland E. Grefe Pro Bono Publico Award on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the ISBA Annual Awards Gala at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, ...

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22 Jun
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Iowa Legal Aid’s search for next Executive Director

Dennis Groenenboom, Iowa Legal Aid’s longest serving Executive Director, has announced his plans to depart from Iowa Legal Aid in late 2017 or early 2018. Dennis is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law and has been ...

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18 May
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Iowa wins Dean’s Cup!!

The 13th annual Dean’s Cup Golf Challenge was held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. This event is for all law graduates, faculty, staff and students of Drake University Law School and the University ...

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11 May
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Iowa Legal Aid Board of Directors Annual Meeting – May 6, 2017

The Iowa Legal Aid Board of Directors met on May 6, 2017 for their Annual Meeting. During the annual Awards Luncheon, held immediately after the meeting, Iowa Legal Aid’s Executive Director, Dennis Groenenboom [pictured], recognized the following individuals:     ...

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10 May
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The Scott County Volunteer Lawyers Project & William B. Waterman Volunteer Attorney of the Year Award

The Scott County Volunteer Lawyers Project* is a joint program of the Scott County Bar Association and the HELP Regional Office of Iowa Legal Aid, and has existed since 1981 for the purpose of involving the private bar in assisting ...

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