Nonprofit civil law firm Legal Aid of Manasota is bringing in Bryan Stevenson, a nationally acclaimed human rights lawyer, author and TED Talks speaker as the keynote speaker at its 25th anniversary dinner on Thursday, Oct. 27, 6 –9 p.m. at Michael’s on East. Stevenson, the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, is a recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Genius Award. Tickets can be purchased at www.legalaidaccesstojustice.eventbrite.com, or call (941) 366-0038. Legal Aid of Manasota uses local lawyers, who donate their time and expertise to help low-income individuals with legal problems such as domestic violence, family law, foreclosure, landlord/tenant, guardianship and senior wills. 941CEO and Sarasota Magazine are event sponsors.