|John F. Schultz to Receive the 2015 NLADA Exemplar Award|
Hewlett-Packard General Counsel to be honored this June in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. (January 22, 2015) - The National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) is proud to announce John F. Schultz, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of the Hewlett-Packard Company, as the recipient of the 2015 Exemplar Award for his exceptional leadership in advancing the cause of legal representation for those unable to afford counsel. Schultz will receive the award at NLADA’s prestigious event, the Exemplar Award Dinner, to be held on Tuesday, June 23, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
“NLADA leads the fight to provide equal access to justice for all Americans. The generous and committed support of the corporate counsel and private law firm community is a crucial part of progressing towards that goal,” said NLADA President and CEO Jo-Ann Wallace. “John Schultz is a guiding light in the legal profession, and we will celebrate his invaluable commitment and contributions to pro bono and public service at this year's Exemplar Award Dinner.”
|Hewlett-Packard Holds Reception for NLADA in Silicon Valley|
On November 18, John Schultz, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Hewlett-Packard Company, hosted nearly 50 corporate and private lawyers at a reception supporting the important work of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA). NLADA’s President and CEO Jo-Ann Wallace spoke about NLADA’s leading efforts to ensure that low-income people have access to legal representation and to guarantee that the quality of justice does not depend on how much money a person has.
Mr. Schultz addressed the group about his involvement with NLADA as chair of its Corporate Advisory Committee (CAC). He shared, “NLADA is indispensable in the fight for equal justice in America. They are the backbone of the legal aid and defender programs all around the country who serve on the frontlines offering vital legal services to the people who need them most.”