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Introducing the Community Development Project’s New Directing…

Public Counsel elevates one of its senior attorneys to the leadership role. We are excited …

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Securing Humanitarian Relief for the Parents of…

Manuel and Maribel Martinez came to this country seeking sanctuary and looking to build a …

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Introducing Our New Directing Attorney of the…

Public Counsel elevates one of its senior attorneys to the leadership role. We are thrilled …

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Thank You to Judy London for Over…

Today we bid farewell to Judy London, who is stepping down as the directing attorney …

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Report finds California Has Failed in Effort…

A new report from Public Counsel shows that a six-year, $66 million effort by the State …

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2022 Run for Justice Delivered Fun, Fitness…

Public Counsel’s 2022 Run for Justice fundraiser this past weekend was a tremendous success! We …

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Public Counsel Senior Supervising Attorney Maggie Reyes…

After more than 20 years of practicing bankruptcy law, Magdalena Reyes Bordeaux, a senior supervising …

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Victory! Hard-Won Settlement Secures Change to LA’s…

In 2020, Joseph Morrissey, a cancer survivor, filed a lawsuit against the City of Los …

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Public Counsel’s 2021 William O. Douglas Award…

After going virtual in 2020, Public Counsel’s William O. Douglas Award Dinner returned last night …

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New Website Supports Veterans and Caregivers to…

Thanks to a class-action lawsuit, a website has been launched to help seriously disabled veterans …

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Public Counsel Celebrates the 2021 Pro Bono…

Public Counsel is excited to announce our 2021 Pro Bono Award recipients whose tireless dedication to Public Counsel …

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Celebrating Our Victories and Achievements in 2021

For more than 50 years, Public Counsel has fought for a more equitable and just …

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Public Counsel’s Directing Attorney Appointed to the…

We’re excited to share that Steph Carroll, Directing Attorney of Public Counsel’s Consumer Rights and …

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Thirty Years After He Was First Deported,…

We are thrilled to share that today, Agustin Abarca, a deported U.S. veteran, was finally …

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