Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pro Bono Victory Against Notorious Notario

After an illegal notario filed for bankruptcy to avoid paying his victims-many of them NLSLA clients-we co-counseled with Morrison Foerster to force him to pay the money he stole while pretending to be an attorney and preying on the poor. Jesus Lozano has been practicing law without a license, taking money from vulnerable, low-income immigrants, falsely claiming to be… Read more »

Fed Chair Janet Yellin

NLSLA Strategy for Holding Banks Accountable Featured in Series of Op-Eds

An NLSLA strategy for holding banks accountable for the damage they caused low-income communities got some critical traction when it was featured in a series of Op-Ed pieces published June 17. Renowned Occidental College politics professor Peter Drier featured the strategy- which asks federal reserve chair Janet Yellen to halt a planned bank merger until… Read more »

NLSLA Lawsuit Halts Wrongful Medi-Cal Terminations for Millions

In a remarkable victory for access to healthcare and due process, a superior court judge in Oakland has halted wrongful Medi-Cal terminations statewide after NLSLA and its partners sued to end the state’s illegal practices. Starting last November, hundreds of thousands of Med-Cal recipients began receiving notices in English from the state that their benefits… Read more »