Couture 4 a Cause

Aug 26, 2014 by

Wednesday, September 24, 2014   6:00 – 9:00 p.m. San Diego Hall of Champions 2131 Pan American Plaza Bringing San Diego legal professionals together to benefit children in need, the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators, in partnership with the Lawyers Club of San Diego, the Mother Attorney Mentoring Association of San Diego, the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association, the San Diego Legal Secretaries Association, the San Diego Paralegal Association, and the South Asian Bar Association of San Diego, is proud to host COUTURE FOR A CAUSE, a fashion show fundraiser at the San Diego Hall of Champions. Bring your friends, bring your firms for a fun and festive evening. Sponsorships and tickets are available and can be purchased online at the event website:  www.coutureforacause-sd.org Mistress of Ceremonies Patricia Zlaket, Esq. Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield LLP MODELS...

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Neighborhood Law School

May 13, 2014 by

The Return of Neighborhood Law School!  Volunteers needed to make legal presentations! The San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association and the Earl B. Gilliam Association are proud to again offer a fantastic free community program, “Neighborhood Law school,”  whereby free legal courses are provided to the residents of San Diego County at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (404 Euclid Ave., San Diego, CA 92114). Dates and topics are listed below. Attorney volunteers are still needed to make Spanish presentations on May 21, 2014 (family Law) and May 29, 2014 (Employment law).   All San Diegans are welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be provided. You do not need to attend all courses.  Please RSVP at http:/neighborhoodlaweventbrite.com As always, SDLRLA and the Earl B. Gilliam Association would not be able to provide great community events if it were not for the generosity...

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Juvenile Book Club

Apr 8, 2014 by

Ongoing great community service opportunity!  Juvenile Court Book Club is looking for volunteer book club leaders at the East Mesa Detention Facility. 80% of the young men there are Latino. Help expose young minds to the beauty of books by volunteering! Please email Victor Torres to coordinate. The monthly calendar is...

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Scorers Needed!

Feb 10, 2014 by

Seeking Volunteers to serve as Attorney Scorers for the San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition! Be part of San Diego County’s only high school Mock Trial Competition sponsored by the San Diego County Bar Association and the Superior Court. The program enters its 8th year and the program has doubled its high school participation. This year there are 28 local high schools participating in the competition. The winner of the competition represents San Diego County in the California State competition in San Jose. Attorney volunteers are needed to score this year’s competition. Attorney Scorers are given a set of criteria for rating the teams numerically. The criteria include the quality of the students’ presentations, their grasp of the law and court procedures, and their understanding of the case itself. This is a great experience working with...

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Project L.E.A.D. Returns!

Jan 6, 2014 by

Project L.E.A.D’s Purpose: Project L.E.A.D stands for Legal Enrichment And Decision-making and is a crime prevention program designed to teach fifth graders positive values, self esteem and other valuable life lessons.  How much of your time is needed (less than one hour): We need your participation to make this program a success!  With the exception of two dates listed below, you need only donate less than an hour.  It would be ideal if you could volunteer on several dates, but it’s not required. Why this project needs your support: The impact of your participation cannot be underestimated. Many of the children that attend Laura G. Rodriguez Elementary School are Latino.  These children need to hear from successful people like you, who support and/ or are a part of the Latino community.  The need has never been greater. Consider the following...

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High School Mock Trial Needs You!...

Oct 16, 2013 by

The San Diego County Mock Trial Competition Needs You! The Mock Trial Competition places high school students in a simulated courtroom setting where they assume the roles of lawyers and witnesses in a hypothetical case. The winning team will go on to represent San Diego County at the California Mock Trial Finals in March 2014. Interested but want more information? Please attend the Coaches Info/Training Session which will be held on Monday 10/21/13 at the Hall of Justice, 3rd Floor, Conference Rooms 363 A&B from 12- 1:30 pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  Jill Burkhardt, Christopher Tenorio and Shereen Charlick will share their experience and coaching approaches. Attorney Coaches are needed for the following schools that want to participate in the competition: Cathedral Catholic- Del Mar/ Carmel Valley- 1 coach Major General Raymond...

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