The Memmen Law Firm is proud to announce that it’s principal attorney, Alexander Memmen, has been elected to serve on the Young Professionals Board of the Chicago Bar Foundation. Mr. Memmen said of his election: “I am pleased to have the opportunity to work with some of the top young legal and professional talent in the Chicago area to forward the goals of legal access and fairness. I look forward to working with the CBF and its passionate all-star team.” Mr. Memmen has previously served on the board of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section as well as the Illinois Legal Aid Online Young Professionals Board.
The Chicago Bar Foundation mobilized our legal community around a cause that is a distinctive responsibility of our profession: ensuring that everyone in the Chicago metropolitan area has equal access to justice, particularly the low-income and disadvantaged people who are in most critical need of the protections of the legal system. Through grants, advocacy, pro bono and partnerships, the CBF takes a system-wide approach to improving access to justice and focuses on those objectives that are best-achieved by the legal community working together.
You can learn more about the CBF here.
The Young Professionals Board is a group of young attorneys and other professionals working in related fields who are dedicated to helping the CBF further its mission of imporinv access to justice for people in need and making the legal system more fair and efficient for everyone. The YPB aims to increase the involvment of younger members of the legal community in the CBF’s work and to complement the award-winning public service work of the BCA Young Lawyers Section.
You can learn more about the YBP here.