We appreciate and respect the work our officers make to keep our wonderful city safer.
Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2012
Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner, of Scott & Scott, LLP, announced his law firm’s sponsorship of the 12th Annual Freedom Run. “We are pleased to join our client, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL), again this year in supporting the Assist the Officer Foundation which provides financial assistance to officers who are facing loss of income due to serious injury or other catastrophic event. We appreciate and respect the work our officers make to keep our wonderful city safer.”
The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers organized the Freedom Run as an opportunity to unite and honor the heroes and victims of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Eleven years later, the run continues to celebrate those who sacrifice their lives every day. DAYL’s mottos is LET FREEDOM RUN.
This fun fund-raising event and festival will begin at 6:30 PM on September 13th at Dallas City Hall Plaza. Runners and walkers can participate in either the Bill Carollo One Mile Walk or the Freedom Run 5K. Participants are encouraged to wear red, white and blue and Let Freedom Run.
The post-race festival includes live entertainment by Independent George and refreshments. S.W.A.T vehicles, police horses, fire trucks and police officers will be on hand distributing identification kits for children.
To volunteer, donate, walk or run go to http://www.freedomrun.com.
Scott & Scott, LLP (http://www.scottandscottllp.com) is a boutique intellectual property and technology law firm with an emphasis on software disputes, technology transactions, brand management, and federal litigation. Our lawyers and technology professionals take a principled approach to each engagement, leveraging our experience to provide value. Our clients range from mature small businesses to publicly traded multi-national corporations who work proactively with us to creatively solve business and legal issues. We regularly work as part of a team of in-house and outside attorneys managing large-scale legal projects. We take the time to listen to a client’s objectives and understand its business before developing a custom strategy and project plan designed to give the client visibility into the process and the potential outcomes.
Assist the Officer Foundation (ATO) provides financial assistance to officers who are facing loss of income due to serious injury, life-threatening illness or other catastrophic event. Immediate assistance is also available to an officer’s family in the event of the death of an active officer.
Since its inception, the Freedom Run has raised over $200,000 for the Assist the officer Foundation.
The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers is the only bar organization in Dallas dedicated exclusively to the needs of young lawyers and the community service projects about which young lawyers feel most passionately.
Supported by a diverse membership of approximately 2,500 lawyers, the DAYL has two primary goals. One goal is improve the quality of life for all young lawyers through a variety of initiatives designed to educate, support, challenge, and entertain the members. A second, but equally important, goal is to serve the Dallas community through public service projects that young lawyers find meaningful.
By volunteering their time and talents to organize approximately 150 projects each year and contributing thousands of hours of volunteer time throughout the year, DAYL members make and benefit from countless contributions to their profession and their community.
For more information go to: http://www.dayl.com.