At CGWG, we have a rich tradition of giving back to the community. Our firm culture promotes civic and charitable donations of time, talent and financial resources, and we fully support and encourage the involvement of each and every staff member in professional and community organizations.
Professionally, the Firm actively participates in local, State and American bar associations. Our attorneys have served as chair of the Labor Law and Health Care Sections of the Arkansas Bar Association and have also served in leadership roles with the Associated Builders and Contractors of America, Arkansas Hospitality Association, American Subcontractors Association, Society for Human Resource Management, International Municipal Lawyers Association, and on almost every major committee of the Labor Law Section of the American Bar Association, including the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Rights and Responsibilities, Equal Employment Opportunity and Fair Labor Standards Act committees.
CGWG attorneys are also committed to providing pro bono legal representation to low-income clients through involvement with VOCALS – Volunteer Organization for Center for Arkansas Legal Services. Our attorneys have also served in leadership roles on the VOCALS board of directors.
Here is a sample of the many community organizations that CGWG supports:
Boy Scouts, Quapaw Area Council; Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski County; Junior Achievement of Arkansas; Museum of Discovery; VOCALS – Volunteer Organization, Center for Arkansas Legal Services; Little Rock Sister Cities Commission; Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Women’s Foundation of Arkansas; Arkansas Council on Economic Education; Leadership Fort Smith; St. Edward Board of Trustees; Westark Area Council (Boy Scouts); River Valley Volunteer Attorneys; Fort Smith Emergency Medical Services (EMS); United Way of Sebastian County; Salvation Army; Fort Smith Symphony; Girls Shelter, Inc.; Fort Smith Girls Club; Downtown Rotary Club of Fort Smith; Camp Aldersgate; Soup Sunday; Junior League of Little Rock; Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families; Jennifer L. Carson Scholarship for Single Parents at the UALR Bowen School of Law; UAMS Housestaff Spouses’ Auxiliary; Youth Home; Rotary Club of Maumelle; Academics Plus Charter School Board of Trustees; Maumelle Foundation for Education, Inc.; The ARC of Arkansas; Arkansas Hospice Association, The Rotary Club of Little Rock; Keep Little Rock Beautiful; Riverfest