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!