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Bill Sheppard Receives JALA’s Robert J. Beckham Equal Justice Award

On Behalf of | Aug 29, 2017 | In the News

Congratulations to Bill Sheppard and Sam Jacobson for their receipt of the Robert J. Beckham Equal Justice Award, given each year by Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA). This award is given in recognition of their efforts to “provide justice for the poor and marginalized”, and specifically recognizes their “pro bono service, philanthropy and unwavering dedication to fairness and honesty.”

The award will be presented Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency Riverfront. Tickets and sponsorships for the event are available through JALA.

Throughout their legal careers, Mr. Sheppard and Mr. Jacobson have shown a steadfast dedication to equal justice under the law. Both men have devoted their professional careers to ensuring that all individuals, regardless of their life circumstances or financial status, are treated with dignity and respect by the judicial system.