Louisville attorney launching program to clear minor infractions from the legal records of homeless men

July 14, 2015 By David Serchuk
INsider Louisville

Attorney Bart Greenwald remembers exactly when he decided to do something to help Louisville’s homeless. It was last February, and he had just learned a homeless man named Kenneth Winfield was found unresponsive, and nearly frozen to death, on the steps of the St. John Center for Homeless Men. Winfield later died at University Hospital.

Just the week before, Greenwald, an attorney at Frost Brown Todd, had been at an American Bar Association meeting in California. There he had lunch with U.S. District Court Judge jay Zainey of New Orleans. The pair discussed a volunteer program Zainey started in 2004 called Project Homeless Experience Legal Protection, or HELP.

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