Monthly Archives: February 2015

NLSLA and Councilman Cedillo Oppose Bank Merger, Demand Community Benefits

LOS ANGELES, CA – Federal regulators must reject the creation of the first new ‘Too Big to Fail’ bank since the financial crisis, unless One West Bank and CIT Group agree to make substantial affordable housing investments to help families and communities devastated by the banks’ unscrupulous practices. Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County… Read more »

NLSLA Stands with City Attorney to Stop Lawyer Preying on Poor

NLSLA attorney Maria Palomares and litigation director Dave Pallack stood with Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer as he announced criminal charges against a man who for years had misrepresented himself as a lawyer in order to take advantage of low-income, predominantly Spanish-speaking people seeking legal assistance. NLSLA attorneys had over the course of several… Read more »

Former NLSLA Attorney Named SF Valley Judge of the Year

The San Fernando Valley Bar Association will honor former NLSLA family law attorney and Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Harvey Silberman as Judge of the Year for his lifelong commitment to justice. Silberman, who joined NLSLA in 1998 to direct the organization’s family law and domestic violence work, first came to Los Angeles to pursue… Read more »