Did you know that divorce cases are dismissed after five years of inactivity?
Nikki Clark is a volunteer attorney at the Family Law Day of Court (FLDOC) clinics. The FLDOC clinic is a partnership between VLSC, Alameda County Superior Court, and the Court’s Self-Help […]
The Bay Area Legal Incubator (BALI) community of attorneys might be new to solo practice, but they receive accolades and great results for their lawyering skills.
Why do you volunteer with VLSC?
I’m a retired bankruptcy lawyer. When I retired, I knew I would need to get involved in something to keep myself from watching television all day. I also knew that a lot of low income debtors get their bankruptcy advice from non-attorneys and paralegals that not only charge to complete the paperwork, but who also don’t know enough to be giving out bankruptcy advice.
Volunteering for the bankruptcy clinic seemed like an obvious choice for putting my skills to work and keeping me busy.
Neil Rubenstein joined the Volunteer Legal Services Corporation’s Board of Directors in April 2015, shortly after his February 2015 retirement as a shareholder in Buchalter Nemer.
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.”
Dear Commish: I am a new attorney, trying to figure out my next step. How did you figure out what area you were interested in? I’m afraid to jump into one thing because then I’m afraid I won’t like it, but will be stuck.
During this season, we’re thankful for you – our members, supporters and volunteers!
In honor of National Pro Bono week and the hard work and generosity of our volunteer and donors we present a breakdown of how VLSC staff and volunteer help pro se bankruptcy litigants through VLSC bankruptcy legal clinics.
Thank you for all you do!
We’re celebrating National Pro Bono week with stories of people our volunteers and donors have helped through our legal clinics.