Our Mission

We protect victims of domestic violence and improve the well-being of children living in poverty. With the help of volunteers, the Center provides free family law assistance and legal education to the poor. We strive to empower people in need and assure them meaningful access to the courts.
A cosponsored family law/ domestic violence project of Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles


Dena Kravitz RS 2 Rising Star: Dena Kravitz, A People Person

As a young girl, Dena Kravitz realized that some children needed a person to “stick up” for them when they were being treated unfairly or bullied. At that early age, Dena knew she wanted to become a lawyer for people who were too afraid or intimidated to speak for themselves. While at Loyola Law School,
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Success Stories

Client Story PhotoFather Preserves Precious Moments With His Daughter

This Father’s Day is a happy one for Robert*, a disabled young dad, who is able to see his daughter again thanks to the Harriett Buhai Center. For Robert, every moment with his daughter is precious. Facing a life-threatening illness at age 19, Robert has survived a heart transplant, a stroke and a compromised immune
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