Springs Law Day to celebrate Brown v. Board of Education

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The El Paso County Bar Association has several events planned as part of this year’s Law Week activities.

The theme for Law Day, which was designated as May 1 in a proclamation signed by Mayor Lionel Rivera, is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, “To Win Equality by Law.”

Law Week events start at 4 p.m. April 30 with a poster and essay contest awards ceremony at the Pioneers Museum. The ceremony will honor student winners in grades three through six for posters and seventh- and eighth-graders for essays.

A senior Law Day seminar is scheduled for May 1 at the Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock. The seminar will provide information on topic pertinent to seniors and others interested in issues affecting older adults. A buffet luncheon will be served.

Reservations can be made by calling the center at 385-5933.

From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 1 and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2, lawyers will be at the Citadel and Chapel Hills malls to answer questions and provide legal help as part of Ask-A-Lawyer.

The Law Day Celebration Luncheon is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. May 3 at the Antlers Adam’s Mark Hotel. The Honorable Wellington Webb will be the keynote speaker. The luncheon will include the presentation of the annual awards of the Bar Association and the Liberty Bell Award presentation.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the bar office at 473-9700.