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Saturday, April 9, 2005

St. John's client gets makeover

Good lawyers often come up with creative ways to solve their clients' problems, but the law clinic at St. John's law school really went outside the box to help 62-year-old Lucy Ali.  When a contractor stopped work after she'd paid it $71,000, the clinic got involved.  It probably won't get her money back -- the contractor is filing for bankruptcy -- but it did hook her up with the TV program Extreme Makeover, the program where deserving people have their houses radically remodeled.  The episode is reported filming now.

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