ARAG’s Sarah Smerage Joins Iowa Access to Justice Commission Corporate Involvement Work Group

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Des Moines, IA (October 8, 2018) ARAG®, a leading provider of legal insurance, announced today that Sarah Smerage has joined the Iowa Access to Justice Commission’s Corporate Involvement Work Group.

Smerage, a senior marketing consultant at ARAG, directs marketing and communication strategy for ARAG’s legal teams, including attorney recruitment, experience and access to justice work.

“Sarah’s passion has been instrumental in our work to connect attorneys with more Americans who need legal help,” said ARAG President and CEO David Murray. “I’m delighted that her dedication has been recognized by the Iowa Access to Justice Commission so she can use her experience and expertise to help more Iowans receive the legal help they need.”

The Iowa Access to Justice Corporate Involvement Work Group brings together business leaders from around Iowa to support the work of the Iowa Access to Justice Commission in closing the access to justice gap.

“Community leaders and employers play a crucial role in providing Americans access to affordable legal help,” said group member Steven Bradford, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at HNI Corporation. “With ARAG’s support the commission has made valuable progress this last year and we are thrilled to have Sarah join the group to play a more critical role.”

“I’m excited to represent ARAG and work with Iowa business leaders,” Smerage said. “This new opportunity combines my two passions: closing the access to justice gap and educating businesses about legal solutions that help their employees and communities.”

About the Iowa Access to Justice Commission

The Iowa Access to Justice Commission was established in 2016 upon the recommendation of the Iowa State Bar Association and by appointment of the Iowa Supreme Court. The Access to Justice Commission is charged with finding solutions that will best serve Iowans who may encounter barriers to or difficulties with fully accessing the Iowa justice system.

 

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