Highlights of the December 2013 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on pro bono assistance for Contra Costa residents, children, students, seniors and the disabled.
This month we celebrate giving back to our community. Not surprisingly, our members serve others in more ways than we could have imagined.
This organization can be as meaningful to you as you want. Or it can just be the organization to which you mechanically pay dues.
The urgent legal needs of Contra Costa’s more than 200,000 impoverished residents are met by BayLegal.
CASA volunteers prevent children from becoming lost in an overburdened legal and child welfare system.
The CESQD creates and organizes the moot court competition as an arena for students to hone and showcase their analytical, persuasive and speaking skills.
There are numerous ways to become involved and make a difference for seniors. Your participation is a vital and valued component of improving their quality of life.
Rubicon Legal Services team empowers clients to access health insurance, housing, jobs and financial stability.
With approximately 1.2 million or more lawyers in the country, if even half did the ABA proposed and California recommended 50 hours a year, that would mean 30 million lawyer-hours a year devoted to those in need.
The cy pres award was from a class action matter that local attorney, David Birka-White, had recently resolved on behalf of his clients. Candice Stoddard sat down with Birka-White to learn more about him.
By offering these students a realistic depiction of the daily life of attorneys, they might be able to identify whether these realities matched up with their career expectations.
In addition to developing critical thinking and writing skills, WriterCoach Connection helps students find their own unique voices and develop their confidence.
Our free legal workshops are drop-in legal clinics where attorneys help members of the public handle their own legal problems.
Immunity Project is a team of scientists and entrepreneurs based in the San Francisco Bay Area who are developing a revolutionary vaccine platform for HIV.