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Legal Aid-dinner – 109

Servant of Justice Honoree Tom Papson accepts his award. "Many of us in this room went to law school at least in part because we wanted to help clients achieve justice," he said. "In that regard, let me tell you that there is nothing like the feeling that comes with preventing an eviction or a home foreclosure, obtaining an improperly denied public benefit that means putting food on the table, protecting victims of domestic violence, or reducing a client’s crushing debt."

Servant of Justice Honoree Tom Papson accepts his award. “Many of us in this room
went to law school at least in part because we wanted to help clients achieve justice,” he said. “In that regard, let me tell you that there is nothing like the feeling that comes with preventing an eviction or a home foreclosure, obtaining an improperly denied public benefit that means putting food on the table, protecting victims of domestic violence, or reducing a client’s crushing debt.”