Sr Jenifer Pinto UFS becomes the first religious Nun to be appointed as Legal Aid advisor in the Govt. Free Legal Aid Clinic
Mysuru: Sr Jenifer Pinto belonging to the Ursuline Franciscan Congregation of Mysuru Province has been selected by the Mysuru District Legal Service Authority as Panel Advocate for free legal aid clinic and has been appointed as the free legal advisor in the taluk office at Mysore. She is first person to be appointed as free legal advisor in the newly started Free Legal Aid Clinic of Mysore taluk.
This particular free legal aid clinic is aimed at providing free legal advice to the general public pertaining to various litigations and concerned legal matters. This particular free legal aid clinic is situated in the Mini Vidhana Soudha of the Taluk where people can get access easily and avail this free legal service. She was inducted to her office on September 10 at the Taluk Mini Vidhana Soudha of Mysuru in the presence of Assistant Commissioner, Shri B P Devamane, District Legal Service Authority Judge and Shri. Rakshith K R, Mysuru Taluk Tashildhar.
It is a proud moment for the Ursuline Franciscan Congregation of Mysuru Province wherein for the first time a religious sister has been appointed for this noble social service. Sr Jenifer Pinto hails from St Francis Xavier Church, Indubettu of Belthangady taluk, Dakshina Kannada District. She joined the Ursuline Franciscan Congregation and completed her BA, LLB from Vidyavardhaka Law College at Mysuru in the year 2015 and secured top marks from the college. She received her final religious vows in the year 2016. She is known for hard work and dedication and has been practicing in district court of Mysuru and Chamarajanagara along with being an associate advocate at the “Spanada Law Associates” a legal aid unit of Ursuline Franciscan Congregation of Mysuru Province. She is also the Director for ‘Safe Environment Committee’ in the CMI religious congregation of the Syro –Malabar Church.