Bar Public Services Department Honored with Legal Clinic Award

04/25/2017 -

l to r: Honorees Elisa King, Susan Fontaine, and John Ellis

At the 2017 Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH) Annual Luncheon, the Rhode Island Bar Association team of Public Services Director Susan Fontaine, Volunteer Lawyer Program Coordinator John Ellis, and Elderly Pro Bono Program Coordinator Elisa King were honored with the Homeless Legal Clinic Award. The Bar Association and the RICH have been in a longtime partnership to ensure the homeless have proper access to attorney representation and information in the court system through the Legal Clinic.