Judge to throw out first pitch at pro bono night

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Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Melissa May will throw out the first pitch tonight at a Gary baseball game at which attorneys will be honored for their pro bono work.

Judge May will throw the first pitch at the Gary Southshore Railcats game at 7 p.m. and is the special guest of the evening. The judge is the chair of the Indiana Pro Bono Commission.

Tonight attorneys from NWI Volunteer Lawyers Inc. in the Pro Bono 1st Judicial District will be recognized for their work. The district serves Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke counties. Numerous awards will be handed out, including the overall pro bono publico award and overall most pro bono hours reported.

Lake Superior Judge Elizabeth F. Tavitas will welcome the crowd. This is the seventh annual recognition night for pro bono attorneys in this district.


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