SOURCE: Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators

Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators

September 20, 2011 07:30 ET

Justice Jog 5K for Charity, Hosted by LA Legal Association -- Benefiting CASA of Los Angeles -- Court Appointed Special Advocates of Los Angeles for Children

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2011) - Gathering to raise funds and awareness for an LA County children's support program, an expected 500 attendees will participate in the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators' Justice Jog 5K on Sunday, October 2, 2011. The race starts at 8 a.m. in Century City at the corner of Santa Monica Blvd. and Avenue of the Stars. The expo will be held between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. in the plaza of Westfield Century City Shopping Mall.

GLA ALA will organize the 5K Run/Walk to support CASA of Los Angeles, a non-profit organization that supports Court Appointed Special Advocates for children in the child welfare system.

The 2010 GLA ALA Justice Jog 5K raised over $7,500 for charity with the support of over 400 participants and volunteers.

The event joins different sectors of the legal community together, including major LA-based law firms, businesses, athletes, families, members and friends, for a worthy, charitable cause. The event is part of GLA ALA's Community Challenge Weekend, a community service initiative that encourages the legal community to work together for a local community cause.

Early registration is $30 per adult and $15 per child, ages 12 and under. Registration includes a T-shirt and breakfast. Register today and receive a $5 discount using code "Justice" at registration.

For more information about GLA ALA, the Justice Jog 5K or to register visit www.glaala.org or http://www.active.com/running/los-angeles-ca/justice-jog-5k-runwalk-2011.

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ABOUT GLA ALA: The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (GLA ALA) is a 350-person nonprofit membership organization that provides educational opportunities, community service, and exchange of information to improve the quality and professionalism of management in legal services organizations.

ABOUT CASA OF LOS ANGELES: CASA of Los Angeles supports CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, trained and supervised volunteers appointed by a judge to advocate for abused or neglected foster children who are under the court's protection. A CASA volunteer provides an independent investigation of the child's circumstances for the judge, including gathering information, writing reports, and making recommendations in the child's best interests. www.casala.org

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