CHICAGO (June 6, 2006) — McDermott Will & Emery is proud to the support CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) of Cook County's annual fundraiser Put Your Foot Down 5K Run and Walk. All proceeds support CASA of Cook County and the commitment to helping abused and neglected children find safe, nurturing and permanent homes.
Put Your Foot Down is scheduled for Thursday, June 8, 2006 at 6:30 p.m., at Solider Field in Chicago. For more information or to register visit www.casacookcounty.org/. CASA of Cook County is a nonprofit organization that recruits and trains volunteers to advocate in Juvenile Court on behalf of abused and neglected children of Cook County.
The people of McDermott Will & Emery are committed to giving back to at-risk children in the communities in which they live and work. The Firm's pro bono program, Kids First, draws from each office to provide legal representation in special education, school access and registration, school discipline, and guardian ad litem services. Additionally, the Firm and its members contribute to various nonprofit organizations through the McDermott Will & Emery Charitable Foundation.