Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.

Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.
613 Abbott Street
Detroit, MI 48226

June 25, 2012

With two photos

Legal Aid and Defender holds 14th-annual charity golf outing

DETROIT – One hundred fifty golfers played in Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.’s (LAD’s) 14th-annual charity golf outing June 15 at the Links of Novi.

The winning men’s foursome in the best-ball tournament shot a 13-under-par score of 58. Members were Ron Asen, Willie Mayes, James Middleton, Jr. and Monroe Wells.

The winning women’s foursome with a 1-under-par 73 were Rosemarie Evans, Gwen Irvin, Mary Watson, and Delores Williams.

Irvin also won the longest drive contest for women. Bobby Robinson won the men’s longest drive contest.

Winners of the women’s and men’s closest-to-the-pin contests were, respectively, Linda Bradfield and Jim Kern.

Net proceeds from the outing will help LAD provide legal services to low-income residents in metropolitan Detroit.

LAD is Michigan’s largest provider of free civil legal services to low-income residents. It serves metropolitan Detroit through its offices in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties. It also represents criminal defendants in Wayne County and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Including brief consultations and comprehensive legal services, the public law firm handles some 15,000 legal matters yearly.

“We work with clients in a comprehensive manner, so that as we solve their legal problems, we help solve other problems as well,” LAD President and CEO Deierdre L. Weir said. “We help people rebuild their lives and help families stay together.”

Anyone seeking legal services can call (877) 964-4700 or visit http://www.ladadetroit.org.
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PHOTO CAPTIONS:

Flanking Deierdre L. Weir (center), president and CEO of Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LAD), are members of the winning men’s foursome in LAD’s 14th-annual charity golf outing (left to right): Monroe Wells, Willie Mayes, James Middleton, Jr. and Ron Asen. (Photo by John Meiu)

Members of the winning women’s foursome in Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.’s (LAD’s) 14th-annual charity golf outing are (front row, left to right): Mary Watson and Rosemarie Evans, and (back row, left to right): Gwen Irvin and Delores Williams. (Photo by John Meiu)

CONTACTS:
Roger Lennert
Legal Aid and Defender Association
(313) 967-5607
(313) 587-3077 cell
rlennert@ladadetroit.org

David Adrian
Adrian & Associates
(248) 322-9226
(248) 515-4607 cell
david.adrian@adrianassoc.com