SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Pride is one of the city's largest events and one of the biggest LGBT pride events in the entire country, with more than 150,000 attendees expected at this year's festivities. Claery & Green is the first law firm in the history of San Diego Pride to be a sponsor. Partner Eli Hammond states that he hopes other law firms will be inspired and consider sponsoring in the future.
First held in 1974 to commemorate the Stonewall Riots, San Diego Pride has grown into one of San Diego's most prominent cultural events. According to the nonprofit organization, the annual event creates nearly $11 million in revenue for the city as it continues to expand its featured events. This year, 40,000 music festival goers are expected on top of the 100,000 parade spectators and other attendees.
By becoming a sponsor, Claery & Green, LLP joins other local and national organizations looking to benefit the LGBT nonprofit and its mission to create "a world free of prejudice and bias." San Diego Pride's philanthropy community has distributed more than $2 million in advancement to causes and efforts to foster pride and respect for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual individuals. National sponsors of this year's San Diego Pride include HP, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Wells Fargo, Walmart, Sony, and many others. San Diego Pride Music Festival will take place Saturday, July 16 in Balboa Park with the parade commencing earlier that day.
The Claery & Green, LLP team has long supported LGBT rights and continues to counsel LGBT families with an array of different family law and divorce matters. The firm has made a point to be sensitive to the legal challenges and dilemmas facing this community and has been able to serve many LGBT clients by securing them fair and favorable legal solutions.
Claery & Green, LLP is proud to support an organization as important as San Diego Pride and looks forward to more opportunities to help celebrate the diversity of our communities both here in Southern California and beyond.
Claery & Green, LLP is a premier Los Angeles divorce and family law firm dedicated to protecting the rights and furthering the interests of individuals and families it serves. The firm has garnered numerous accolades for its legal work and continues to set the standard for knowledgeable and effective legal advocacy in the practice area.
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