The Justinian Society Honors Gino Benedetti, Esq.

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Legal organization celebrates Past Chancellor at Annual Meeting

The Justinian Foundation & The Justinian Society will host their Annual Meeting, Election & Scholarship Reception on Monday, June 12, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at The Union League of Philadelphia. Gino Benedetti, Esq., General Counsel, SEPTA and Past Chancellor of the Justinian Society of Philadelphia is the honoree. He will be introduced by Pasquale T. Deon, Sr., Board Chairman, SEPTA and Past Honoree of the Justinian Foundation. Corporate sponsorship and tickets are available on The Justinian Society website at

The Justinian Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1996. The charitable arm of The Justinian Society (1935), the Foundation’s sole purpose is to provide financial assistance to law students currently enrolled in an accredited law school in a program of study leading to a juris doctor degree. Scholarship candidates must be admitted to an accredited law school within a one hundred (100) mile radius of the City of Philadelphia and must be entering, at a minimum, their second year; or must meet the requirements for specific scholarships. All gifts are tax deductible. In addition to our general scholarships, our two named scholarships include the Jules Fiorvanti Scholarship which is granted to a student at LaSalle University interested in the study of law. The Richard F. Furia, Esquire Scholarship is granted to the winner of an essay contest with a focus on advocating against stereotyping and defamation. For more information, go to

The Justinian Society is a legal organization comprised of attorneys, judges and law students of Italian-ancestry. Founded in 1925, the Society is located in Philadelphia. The Justinian Society members are engaged in activities directed toward fostering a spirit of good fellowship, maintaining honor and dignity of the legal profession, performing civic duties, administering justice, and promoting the study of law. The Justinian Society promotes continuing education in law, supports the advancement of qualified and distinguished Justinians in public office, serves the Italian-American legal profession and the community, and strives to uphold a positive image and take action against negative stereotyping against Italian-Americans.

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