The Law School | May 19, 2015
When Alisa Finelli, JD ’15, learned that she had won the national Pro Bono Award from the Super Lawyers rating service, she was grateful for the recognition the prize would bring to the Volunteer Lawyer Network, whose director, Mark J. Torma, ND ’97, had nominated her for the prize.
“VLN has been an incredible community partner,” Finelli said. “They serve a vital role in improving access to justice and their willingness to train and support student volunteers has given us a great opportunity to give back to the community.”
Headquartered in downtown South Bend, the Volunteer Lawyer Network Inc. facilitates the delivery of free legal assistance and representation by community lawyers to low-income individuals in six northern Indiana counties.
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