Lauren E. Bartlett Honored for Community Service by Ohio State Bar Foundation
October 10, 2017
Columbus, OH (Oct. 10, 2017)—Lauren E. Bartlett received the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s District 16 Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 & Under on October 10, 2017.
Bartlett graduated cum laude from American University of Washington College of Law, and is now Director of Law Clinics and an assistant professor of Law at Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law in Ada, however in her spare time, she is leading the next generation of volunteers through community service.
Demonstrating the amazing impact that attorneys can have in their communities, Bartlett co-founded the Louisiana Justice Institute, a nonprofit civil rights legal advocacy organization focused on protecting the rights of persons affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. She drafted the first “Human Rights in the U.S. Handbook for Legal Aid Attorneys,” participated as a research assistant for a member of the United Nations Committee Against Torture, and assists nonprofits with incorporating human rights law in U.S. advocacy and using international human rights.
About the Award
The Community Service Award for Attorneys 40 and Under is presented to attorneys, 40 years of age or younger, who contribute substantial time and effort in service to a local social service or to a local civic, artistic or cultural organization. The service must be outside the recipients’ practice of law and given without compensation. Emphasis is placed on current service. Recipients represent the ideals of the legal profession and, by example, are a credit to the profession.