Saturday, October 26, 2013
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For the grand finale of Bro Bono Week in Los Angeles, LA Law Library is hosting a Public Legal Services Fair. More than 25 legal aid organizations, government agencies, social services and community-based groups will be represented. Legal aid and lawyer referral programs will be available to provide free consultations and referrals for those in need of legal assistance. Clinics and legal information sessions in the areas of expungements, quality of life citations for youth, family law and citizenship eligibility will be provided by legal aid organizations. There will be a variety of resources for job seekers including resume reviews, interview and wardrobe consultations. Free makeovers and haircuts will be available for disadvantaged women.
“This is the most amazing array of free legal and public services! It’s an incredible benefit to the community and I’m very happy to be able to participate.”
–Bobby “Babo” Castillo, former pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers
and an integral part of the Dodgers’ community relations efforts.
Pro Bono means free. Booths providing information, free legal consultations with attorneys, community services, information and assistance from many different service providers.
For more information visit the Pro Bono Week Site at: http://probonoweek.lalawlibrary.org/index.html.
- Top judge criticises legal aid cuts (bbc.co.uk)
- Simplistic rules for Legal Aid won’t work (theage.com.au)