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Legal Services of Greater Miami presents Equal Justice Leadership Awards

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Monica Vigues-Pitan, Gilbert King, and Jordi Guso

MORE THAN 350 people representing the legal, business and civic community recently gathered for the 10th Anniversary Heart of Giving Celebration and Judicial Reception where the 2019 Equal Justice Leadership Awards were presented to  Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize winning author of  “Devil in the Grove,” and Alex Akerman, Jr., for their pursuit of justice for the falsely accused Groveland Boys who were recently pardoned after a 70 year miscarriage of justice. Legal Services of Greater Miami also presented Equal Justice Leadership Awards to the women and men who guided the Campaign for Justice as co-chairs for the last decade: Raoul Cantero, Wifredo Ferrer, Jason Kellogg, Corali Lopez-Castro, Tracy Nichols, Robert Parks, Stephen Rosenthal, Lilly Ann Sanchez, Eugene Stearns, and Stanley Wakshlag. From the left are Monica Vigues-Pitan, LSGM executive director), Gilbert King, and Jordi Guso , board president/Berger Singerman, Heart of Giving Title Sponsor.