First Ellen B. Ewing Law Intern Featured in Local Bar Journal

In 2007, Marque Carey became the first recipient of the Ellen B. Ewing Law Internship in Public Service. The fellowship allowed Carey to work in the Legal Aid Society’s Family Law unit for the summer, working with disadvantaged clients in divorce, child custody and child support cases.

Carey is completing a dual degree in law and social work. To read Carey’s profile in the August 2007 Louisville Bar Briefs, click here.

About the Foundation

The Judge Ellen B. Ewing Foundation was established at the University of Louisville School of Law in 2005 with generous gifts from the Louisville Bar Foundation and the Women Lawyers Association. The fund provides up to $4,000 in summer fellowship funding for a University of Louisville law student to work in the areas of family law, domestic violence and spouse abuse, and HIV/AIDS.

Support the Foundation

Lawlapalooza 2007, a competition among local bands that have at least one attorney or law student member, will be held Thursday, September 20, 2007, at the Phoenix Hill Tavern. This annual event raises money for the Ellen B. Ewing Foundation.

To sign up your band, contact Jim Becker at 502/852-6084, or j.becker@louisville.edu. Band information updates will be available on the web at www.law.louisville.edu/lawlapalooza as well. Band registration is $50. Those wishing to support the bands and the foundation may purchase advance tickets for $20; tickets will be available at the door for $25. All registration fees and tickets are tax deductible. For advance ticket information or sponsorship information, contact Mary Jo Gleason at 502/852-8850 or maryjo.gleason@louisville.edu.

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