Monthly Archives: November 2015

New NLSLA Initiative to Help Los Angeles Veterans

NLSLA is proud to announce the launch of its Veterans Initiative, a collaborative effort to address the legal needs of veterans and increase their access to critical housing and support services. Spearheading the effort is NLSLA’s new Equal Justice Works fellow Paula Clamurro, who will focus her work on finding and assisting Vietnam-era veterans who… Read more »

NLSLA Gets $600,000 to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women has granted NLSLA $600,000 to support the Comprehensive Legal Assistance and Support Services project, a collaborative effort between NLSLA, East Los Angeles Women’s Center and Strength United. The joint effort will address the complex, interrelated issues impacting victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. The… Read more »

50th Anniversary Feature in SFV Bar Magazine

IN 1965, a group of young attorneys, motivated by a belief that the law could be a powerful tool for social and economic justice, gathered in Pacoima in a dilapidated office in the northeastern part of the San Fernando Valley. They didn’t know it at the time, but they were forming what would one day… Read more »