People need meaningful access to legal representation and justice. Barriers to effective right to counsel denies the most basic human rights and can lead to life-altering consequences.
Did you know that there are 3 open seats on the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda bench? Are you confused about who to vote for? We’ve got you covered.
The Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) is proud to honor Christina Cisneros with our annual Volunteer of the Year – Rising Star award. Christina participated in VLSC’s Annual Family Law training in 2014 and has been consistently volunteering with us ever since. She volunteers for the Family Law Day of Court (FLDOC) program almost on a weekly basis, if she’s not also volunteering at another one of our Family Law and Guardianship Clinics.
Newly assigned to probate, Judge Reardon has sat on the bench since 1998. In his spare time he is active in the local theatre community, landing roles in “Anything Goes” and “Little Shop of Horrors.”
Why should you buy a ticket to Justice for All in 2016? We’ve got your top five reasons this year is a “don’t miss.”
The Volunteer Legal Services Corporation is proud to present the Volunteer of the Year award to Patricia Gutierrez de Sunseri. Patricia is a solo-practitioner specializing in Family Law in Alameda County. She was first admitted to practice law in 1986 in her native Colombia.
The Volunteer Legal Services Corporation is proud to award Sally Elkington with the Pro Bono Leadership Award for her ongoing support of pro bono legal services in Alameda County. Sally has been helping people find solutions to their debt problems for over 20 years. In 1989, she established Elkington Law, a firm specializing in consumer and small business bankruptcy, and recently joined forces with Jim Shepherd to create Elkington Shepherd LLP.
In the wake of last month’s shift in the placement of Google’s desktop ads, much has been written about the fallout as it relates to PPC (Pay-Per-Click). The early results are in, and so far it appears the change hasn’t been as dramatic as initially expected. While a reduction in inventory has led to rising first-page minimum bids, CPC (Cost-Per-Click) remains largely the same.
We are excited to have Justice Martin Jenkins confirmed as our keynote speaker. As you may remember, he was scheduled to speak last year, but had to cancel due to […]
Dine with a Judge events are great ways for new lawyers to get to know judicial officers in our area. But don’t just take our word for it! Check out what one recent participant had to say about his lunch with Justice Terence Bruiniers: