Copeley Johnson & Groninger’s Community Involvement
Our lawyers are pleased that they have been able to provide financial support to the following organizations that are working to better our community:
From local community to families and individuals worldwide, Leto Copeley is a strong voice in advocating charity and community involvement to all those around her.
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church of Durham: youth group leader, vestry member, lay reader, usher, American Sign Language interpreter, Hispanic ministry.
President, Hillsborough Rotary Club. Among other activities, the Hillsborough Rotary serves meals at Ronald McDonald House and SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals and hosts an annual pancake dinner to raise scholarship funds for high school students with a strong record of community involvement. Leto also served as counselor to a Rotary exchange student from Thailand, and has participated in the Rotary-sponsored Global Run 4 Water, which helps provide clean drinking water to families worldwide.
Legal Aid of North Carolina, providing free legal services to low-income families, mostly women and children. Leto served on the board for five years, and was its secretary and treasurer.
Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce member.
Standing up for community and safer roads for all, Ann E. Groninger is a powerful voice for cyclists sticking up to create a stronger, more inclusive network to promote pursuing cycling as a healthier lifestyle.
Co-founder of Bike Law, a network of attorneys advocating for the rights and safety of cyclists. Bike Law sponsors People for Bikes, the League of American Bicyclists, and the Alliance for Bicycling and Walking, organizations working to create safer roads and stronger, more bicycle-friendly communities.
Charlotte Area Bicycle Alliance, working to create a bicycle-friendly community through cycling awareness, education, safety advocacy and promotion of bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation.
Regularly sponsors and participates in cycling events around the state; involved in community organizing and promoting bicycle safety; frequent speaker to clubs, groups, and at events on bicycle safety.
Passionately supporting civil liberties and providing outreach to individuals at every level of community, Valerie Johnson’s dedication to education and equality for all stands apart.
ACLU of North Carolina, carrying out legal and educational work to preserve civil liberties. Valerie served on the board for three years and held the positions of secretary and treasurer.
Legal Aid of North Carolina: Valerie participates and provides free legal services as a lawyer for low income people with employment cases.
Union Baptist Church of Durham, member.
Rogers Herr Middle School, Volunteer and Mock Trial Coach.
The Angel Tree: among other projects, provides Christmas gifts to children of prisoners.