On October 13th Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Executive Director David Hall will head to the White House to take part in the Champions of Change event — a conversation about how lawyers can close the justice gap and encourage current law students to contribute to pro bono initiatives.
The event will be live-streamed to law schools across the country and will feature Attorney General Eric Holder. Attorney General Holder will take questions submitted electronically from law school students regarding access to justice efforts.
Hall will be one of sixteen public service champions honored at the event for illustrating “the range and quality of public interest lawyers’ accomplishments.” Hall is receiving the recognition alongside Paula Sela Gomez, Executive Director of the Brownsville Community Health Center, for the Medical-Legal Partnership the two organizations run in Brownsville, Texas.
The Champions of Change event is organized by the White House Office of Public Engagement and the Access to Justice Initiative at the U.S. Department of Justice.