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Introductory meeting set for June 7 on Arnstein & Lehr’s partnership with ABA Business Law Section and Junior Achievement to promote youth financial literacy


John L. Ropiequet

In March, Arnstein & Lehr agreed to participate in a financial literacy education effort for high school students under the sponsorship of the ABA Business Law Section (BLS) in partnership with Junior Achievement (JA Worldwide). On Tuesday, June 7, the firm will host an introductory meeting in our Chicago office with the Chicago chapter of JA Worldwide to discuss the firm’s participation in Financial Literacy – Foundation for Success: A Global Perspective. The BLS seeks to raise awareness among business lawyers of the need to educate students about personal finance, credit and identity theft. Click on the link here and here to read more about the program. The initiative came about through the leadership of the Business Law Section’s Consumer Financial Services Committee and its Pro Bono Committee. The firm became aware of the pilot program through Chicago Partner John Ropiequet’s work as a pro bono liaison of the BLS Consumer Financial Services Committee to the BLS Pro Bono Committee.  Mr. Ropiequet already has three people signed up but is looking for additional volunteers for this worthwhile endeavor.

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