A-G Madeleine Meilleur to speak at PBLO at Holland Bloorview anniversary reception

Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur to speak at PBLO at Holland Bloorview anniversary reception and awards event celebrating medical-legal partnerships between Ontario’s pro bono lawyers and its children’s hospitals.

Pro Bono Law Ontario and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital are celebrating the first anniversary of their joint effort to embed legal services within the clinical setting, and recognizing the lawyers who have donated their time to help families address health-harming legal problems.

Why: Discuss the value of integrating access to justice with other frontline/social service programs; hear from clinicians and families about the impact of PBLO at Holland Bloorview on their lives; recognize Gowlings for its ongoing contributions; hear a special announcement from The Atkinson Foundation about medical-legal partnerships in Ontario.

What: One year anniversary reception and awards event honouring Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP for its pro bono work on behalf of Holland Bloorview’s patients and their families, and a special presentation to PBLO.

Who: The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Attorney General for Ontario
Sheila K. Jarvis, President and CEO, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
David Allgood, PBLO Chair
Peter Lukasiewicz, Firm Managing Partner, External, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Emily Mathieu, Trustee, The Atkinson Foundation

When: Thursday November 20, 2014 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (refreshments will be provided)

Where: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, 150 Kilgour Rd, Toronto, ON M4G 1R8

For more information contact:

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Jennifer Obeid, Manager of Communications and Public Affairs
416.425.6220 ext. 6205
jobeid@hollandbloorview.ca

PBLO
Lynn Burns, Executive Director
416-977-4448 ext. 225
lynn@pblo.org

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