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Leave a Legacy of Equal Justice for All

By making a legacy gift, you can combine your desire to support our mission with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals. 

We honor every planned gift donor with membership in the Legacy Society. Members of the Legacy Society help mobilize passionate public service leaders for years to come through their wills, trusts, insurance and retirement plans.  

This group of dedicated supporters share a common commitment to build a community of lawyers committed to public service that can fulfill our nation’s promise of equal justice for all. We are honored to be a beneficiary of these generous commitments to ensure a future that expands equal access to justice. 

To become a valued member of the Legacy Society you simply need to notify us   that you have included Equal Justice Works in your estate plan. 

Benefits and Recognition

As a member of the Legacy Society, you will enjoy: 

  • The opportunity for your gift to be publicly recognized on our website and other publications- or, if you prefer, to give anonymously. 
  • Invitations to regional events and receptions 
  • An invitation to our annual Scales of Justice event 
  • Opportunities to meet with other Legacy Society members and Equal Justice Works staff 
  • The satisfaction of making a gift that will ensure the work of Equal Justice Works can continue for years to come 

For more information on including the Equal Justice Works in your estate plans, please contact: Tim Wierzbicki, Chief Development Officer at 202-423-7777 or [email protected]   

Beneficiary Information

Below is information you will need to provide to your attorney to name Equal Justice Works as a beneficiary. 

Name: Equal Justice Works

Address: 1730 M Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036  

EIN/Tax ID: 52-1469738 

Sample Bequest Language

You can provide your attorney with the sample bequest language below: 

“I hereby give, devise and bequeath to Equal Justice Works (EIN: 52-1469738), located at 1730 M Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, [$_______ specific dollar amount or ________ percent of my residuary estate], to further the mission of the Equal Justice Works.” 

This sample language is not meant to take the place of qualified legal counsel. Once you have completed arrangements with your lawyer or financial planner, please send a copy of the section of your will or trust that details your charitable plan so we can express our thanks and acknowledge you for your commitment. If circumstances change, you can change your planned gift at any time.