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Giving Back After All the Years

The halls of the Harriett Buhai Center buzz with lively discussions of legal issues and past trials from the three retired volunteer lawyers and one on sabbatical who are contributing their time and knowledge. Bringing collective legal experience of nearly 200 years, Pat Lynch, Jerry Friedman, Mercy Fresno and Richard Gould-Saltman represent new and highly
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Hall of Fame Award 2017: David P. Shebby

David P. Shebby wanted to be a lawyer since elementary school. Even at a young age, Shebby knew he was destined to “do good for society.” A graduate of Cal and Stanford Law School, he started a more traditional career in commercial litigation. Offering fuller service to his business clients introduced him to family law
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Take a peek at our new electronic information packet!

We’ve created a faster way to learn about the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law. You can easily share our electronic information packet with your friends and colleagues. We encourage you to open it to see all the people and programs helping low-income families move forward with their lives, stopping domestic violence, preventing homelessness and
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Volunteer Award Recipients for 2017

  David P. Shebby, Hall of Fame Award The Hall of Fame Award honors a volunteer whose efforts exhibit, by action and deed over an extended period of time, exceptional service and dedication to the Center, its clients and its causes, and who has left a permanent mark in its history. “My favorite part of the Center
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Our Appellate Victory for Domestic Violence Survivors

  Victory! The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law and its pro bono partners, the Family Violence Appellate Project and Manatt, Phelps & Philips LLP, won a significant victory for domestic violence survivors last week. To read the published decision which is now binding legal precedent for all trial courts in California, click here. Facts The Center’s client, Priscila N., had
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