The event will host the presentation of the Annual Victor J. Garo Public Service Award to a distinguished BU Law alumnus for his/her commitment to public service.
This year recipients of the Victor J. Garo Award are:
- Kurt G. Calia ('93), Partner, Covington & Burling LLP- SiliconValley office
- Cassandra LaRea-Perez ('02), Associate, Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC-Montpelier, Vermont
Kurt Calia and Cassandra LaRea-Perez have made pro bono work an integral part of their professional lives. They have distinguished themselves for their exceptional and long-standing commitment to pro bono, the quality of their work and its impact on the community.
At this event, students will learn how to get involved with the BU Law Pro Bono Program, meet participating pro bono partners, and honor the pro bono work of students, alumni and faculty.