The new president of the Montgomery County Bar Association wants to increase and to better publicize charitable work by the bar’s members. “In my opinion, the reason people have so much angst toward attorneys is because whenever you need one, something has gone wrong in your life,” said Kendall Dunson, an attorney with the Beasley Allen law firm.
This year, the association’s volunteer efforts will focus on One Place Family Justice Center, which brings together several different agencies under one roof to assist victims of domestic violence.
“We want people to know that we are not just attorneys, we are here to serve our community,” said Dunson, who was installed as the association’s president last month.
He is the organization’s first black president.
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