NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with offices in Naples, Fla. and Pittsburgh, Pa., will show its gratitude for veterans and other local heroes this Veterans Day by hosting the 2nd annual Wills for Heroes Event at the firm's Naples office (The Mercato 9110 Strada Place, Suite 6200 – located on the 2nd floor above Bravo Restaurant) on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. During the event, Legal Aid Service of Collier County and local volunteer attorneys will prepare simple wills, advance care directives, and other basic estate planning documents at no cost for veterans, reservists, first responders, emergency personnel and their spouses who do not currently have these documents.
"This Veterans Day, I'm honored to work alongside Legal Aid Service of Collier County and our volunteer attorneys to provide complimentary legal services to local heroes who sacrifice so much for the sake of others," said Kelley Geraghty Price, partner, Cohen & Grigsby. "The Wills for Heroes event is our way of saying 'thank you' for their services. We hope that many veterans, emergency personnel and their spouses will be able to take advantage of the free legal services we're offering."
Anyone interested in attending the Wills for Heroes event must be a Florida resident and will need to present a military or service ID to receive services. The event is open to all qualified applicants, but those planning to attend the event are strongly urged to register in advance by visiting Legal Aid's website (www.legalaid.org/collier) and completing the online registration form under the "News & Events" section of the website. There are limited opportunities for these services, and preference will be given to those who have registered in advance.
Tax planning and tax advice will not be provided during this special event.
For more information, call (239) 298-8138.
ABOUT COHEN & GRIGSBY
Since 1981, Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. and its attorneys have provided sound legal advice and solutions to clients that seek to maximize their potential in a constantly changing global marketplace. Comprised of more than 130 lawyers, Cohen & Grigsby maintains offices in Naples, FL and Pittsburgh, PA. The firm's practice areas include Business & Tax, Labor & Employment, Immigration/International Business, Real Estate & Public Finance, Litigation, Estates & Trust, Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights, and Public Affairs. Cohen & Grigsby represents private and publicly held businesses, nonprofits, multinational corporations, individuals and emerging businesses across a full spectrum of industries. Our lawyers maintain an unwavering commitment to customer service that ensures a productive partnership. For more information, visit www.cohenlaw.com.
ABOUT LEGAL AID SERVICE OF COLLIER COUNTY
Legal Aid Service of Collier County (LASCC) provides free civil legal services to the low income population in Collier County, and is a private, non-profit law firm. LASCC is a Division of Legal Aid Service of Broward County, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. LASCC has its main office in Naples, Florida, and maintains an outreach office in Immokalee, Florida. LASCC employs 20 professionals, including seven Staff Attorneys. The primary Units operated by the Staff Attorneys focus on the following areas of law: Family Law, Immigration Law, Housing Law, Education Law, Public Benefits Law, the Legal Aid for Collier Kids Project, and the Low-Income Taxpayers Clinic. In cooperation with the Collier County Bar Association, LASCC also operates the Collier Lawyers Care (CLC) Pro Bono Program. Under the CLC program, private attorneys volunteer their time to assist the underprivileged community in Collier County on a wide range of civil legal matters. More than 180 private attorneys have joined Collier Lawyers Care. LASCC has assisted thousands of low income residents in Collier County who cannot afford private attorneys on matters of life-changing significance. Please visit www.legalaid.org/collier to learn more about this organization, or call (239) 775-4555.
Contact: Jennifer O'Rourke, For Cohen & Grigsby
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