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The Pro Bono Committee of the Contra Costa County Bar Association is pleased to announce the quarterly Pro Bono Spotlight winner. The goal of the Pro Bono Spotlight is to recognize individuals in our community who are dedicated to improving civil legal aid and access to justice in our county. We are fortunate to have […]
December 2016 Pro Bono Issue Contra Costa Lawyer View online or download [1 MB] Highlights from the December issue, guest-edited by Samantha Sepehr Features: Local Corporations Step Up to Provide Unique Pro Bono Legal Service in Contra Costa County, by Verna Haas The Big 5-0, by Noland Armstrong Second Annual Pro Bono Expo, by Steve Derby If it’s October […]
Contra Costa Senior Legal Services (CCSLS) is celebrating its 40th year of providing free legal services to older residents of our county. The nonprofit organization expects to provide services to a record 1,200 clients this year with a small staff of in-house attorneys and a veritable army of dedicated volunteer attorneys. Under CCSLS’ supervision, these […]
The eight organizations at the event offered a wide variety of opportunities for new attorneys who just passed the bar to more “seasoned” lawyers looking to mentor a young attorney or just spend a bit of time each month giving back to the community.
Why provide pro bono service? You will enjoy the variety of people you will meet, and you’ll sleep better at night. But still we ask “What’s in it for me?
Interested in Pro Bono opportunities in Contra Costa County but don’t know what is available? Join us for a Pro Bono Expo in Walnut Creek. We’ll provide appetizers, beer, wine and soda and most importantly – access to the non-profits that need your assistance! You’ll have the chance to speak to legal service providers from […]
How You Can Help Our Community: Pro Bono in Contra Costa Are you interested in pro bono opportunities in Contra Costa County, but don’t know what is available? Join us for the Pro Bono Expo on November 3, 2016, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. […]
I migrated to the United States in the 1980s as a refugee from Afghanistan. As a result of my childhood experiences, I have always wanted to pay it forward, as the saying goes.
Attendees had the opportunity to speak with local legal service providers in need of pro bono lawyers.
California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping artists utilize and navigate through the legal system. Specifically for arts-related issues, CLA offers a lawyer referral service.
Are you interested in pro bono opportunities in Contra Costa County, but don’t know what is available? Join us for a Pro Bono Mixer on October 28, 2015.
Our quarterly Pro Bono Spotlight is a chance to recognize and thank those individuals who help allow basic services and justice to remain accessible. We will accept nominations on an ongoing basis.
This new service provides free simple wills, Advance Health Care Directives and Durable Powers of Attorney to low-income residents ages 60 and over.
With no budget and a lot of support from the county’s legal community, it has served the needs of many of the county’s citizens.
The LAS-ELC offers low-income workers throughout California free and confidential information regarding their employment rights through its Workers’ Rights Clinic.