COMMUNITY

Community & Charitable Involvement of OBT Attorneys & Staff:

O’Bryan, Brown & Toner, PLLC has a strong interest and commitment to our community.  We believe in engagement. We strive to be good citizens by our involvement with organizations and individuals who are working hard to address community concerns.  We actively support many local organizations, charities, civic activities, events and celebrations.  By doing so, we hope to make our community a stronger, safer, better place in which to live and work!  Taking time to help and mentor others inspires everyone and we encourage these activities.

As you will see from the following, ever evolving and growing list, our attorneys and staff have a wide range of community interests and concerns:

  • Editorial Committee, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Director, Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • Board member, University of Louisville Pediatric Foundation
  • Vice President & Board member of the Pediatric Endowment Fund
  • State Representative for Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • The Filson Club
  • The Harvard Club of Western Kentucky
  • Board member, Summit Academy
  • In-class volunteer for Junior Achievement
  • Citizens for Better Judges
  • Junior League
  • Guest Speaker at the School for the Blind for the legal profession and at their Mock Trial competition
  • Volunteer at Wayside Christian Mission
  • Volunteer for ECHO (Exploited Children’s Help Organization)
  • Volunteer foster care for the Kentucky Humane Society
  • Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity
  • Judge for college debate tournaments
  • Coach for high school and college debaters
  • Volunteers at St. Joseph’s Children’s Home
  • Alunmi Association president, Trinity High School
  • School Board member, Trinity High School
  • Founder and Director, Cure CF,Inc.
  • Board member, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Volunteer football coach for the 3rd and 4th grade team at St. Agnes School
  • Community theater; both on-stage and behind the scenes with several local community theaters, including Mummers & Minstrels productions, supporting such organizations as the Audio Studio for the Reading Impaired, Bellewood Home for Children, and the Anchorage School Auditorium
  • State Director and Board Member, Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue
  • Volunteer with Kentucky Derby Festival activities, including selling Pegasus Pins and a member of the Pacing Committee for the Pegasus Parade
  • Louisville Derby Festival Marathon and Mini Marathon
  • Louisville Bar Foundation
  • Kosair Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Council on Mental Retardation – Art from the Heart
  • Membership, activity, service, and participation with many area churches as Sunday School teachers, youth group leaders, Elders, Deacons, Bible study leaders, nursery assistant, and all the volunteer activity associated with those memberships, including soup kitchens, and work with world-wide disaster relief organizations
  • Individual or O’Bryan, Brown & Toner Contributions and/or Memorials to:
  • The American Cancer Society
  • The Alzheimer’s Association
  • The ALS Association
  • Trinity High School
  • University of Kentucky
  • The Hemophilia Association
  • The American Heart Association
  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Angel Tree
  • The Greater Louisville Irish Society
  • Junior Achievement Golf Marathon
  • Special Olympics
  • Hurricane Katrina relief
  • Home of the Innocence
  • The Carter Center
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Mercy Corps
  • Humane Society
  • Catholic Charities
  • International Red Cross
  • Shamrock Animal Foundation, including Art for the Animals
  • Woodstock Animal Foundation
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • ASCPA
  • Gentile Barn
  • Soi Dog Foundation
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Lifebridge Food Bank
  • Bears on Patrol
  • EDGE Outreach
  • Bellewood Presbyterian Home for Children
  • Membership in The Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), which holds a Community Challenge Weekend project each fall to provide gifts, money, time and talent to a local school or organization in need of assistance
  • Adoption of a needy family during the holiday season, with contributions from both the firm and from individuals to provide food, money and gifts
  • Care packages for soldiers
  • Dare to Care Food Bank donations as part of holiday giving
  • Whenever someone in the firm has a hospitalization, birth or death in the family, we band together to coordinate a A helping hands@ food delivery to make their lives a little easier.
  • Volunteer with G.O. Ministries
  • Board Member, Zionsville Youth Football League
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member of Disciplinary Committee
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Chair, Casemaker Improvement Committee
  • Crescent Hill Community Council- Cochran Hill Neighborhood Representative
  • Peterson-Dumesnil House Foundation, Board of Directors, Member
  • Waterfront Botanical Gardens, Board Member

We strongly believe it is important for us to “give back” and we hope our involvement shows a trend for caring, sharing, and building a better community!

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