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Greenbaum Selected for 2014 Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame

Sheila Greenbaum has been selected for the 2014 Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, a distinction that honors lawyers for their commitment to providing pro bono legal counsel for individuals and community organizations.

“We are pleased that Sheila Greenbaum has been recognized by The Missouri Bar for her commitments to providing pro bono legal counsel,” said Gary Sarachan, a founding shareholder of Capes Sokol and co-chair of the firm’s pro bono committee.

Greenbaum chairs the Capes Sokol appellate law practice group and is a highly regarded practitioner in appellate law, civil litigation and government law. She represents individuals, businesses and nonprofits in state and federal appellate matters, complex civil litigation and governmental program and agency matters. She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and all Missouri state and federal courts.

Greenbaum’s professional distinctions and awards include the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, the St. Louis Woman of Achievement Award for Social Justice (2013), the Women’s Justice Award for Public Service Practitioner in Missouri (2010) and the ACLU Civil Liberty Award (2009).

Greenbaum earned a J.D. with distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1974 and a B.A. in psychology from Case Western Reserve University in 1971.

Capes Sokol Pro-Bono Program

The lawyers at our firm are committed to our pro bono program, which provides legal services to people of limited means or to community organizations in matters designed primarily to address the needs of people of limited means. In addition, our pro bono program provides legal services to individuals or organizations dedicated to protecting or securing civil rights and civil liberties. The program is part of our firm’s commitment to ensuring access to the legal system and achieving justice for all individuals and community organizations.

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