Congratulations Ruth Ann!

Monday, December 10, 2018

Ruth Ann Schmitt

Former CVLS Executive Director, Ruth Ann Schmitt, was honored today at the Illinois Bar Foundation Fellows Breakfast!

Ruth received the Distinguished Service for Law & Society Award. Among other accomplishments, she was the first executive director of the Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois (LTF).

Under her leadership, LTF became the largest Illinois-based source of funding for legal aid, distributing over $135 million in grants since 1984!

Congratulations, Ruth! And thank you for your commitments to both CVLS and probono!