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In Memoriam: Sorrell Trope

In recognition of the esteem in which he is held, the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law and Harris Ginsberg LLP honored Sorrell Trope in the Daily Journal this week. Click here to view the tribute. About Sorrell TropeMore than any other family law practitioner, Sorrell Trope was instrumental in raising the practice of family law to
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Volunteering During the Public Health Crisis

We welcome the involvement of law students, law graduates and lawyers offering their assistance to help low-income litigants in family court with custody, domestic violence and other problems based on their range of practice, litigation know-how, linguistic capabilities and available Center resources for training and mentorship. Interested persons should contact the Center at volunteer@hbcfl.org Updated
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Service Changes in Response to Coronavirus/Cambios en el servicio en respuesta al coronavirus

Service Changes in Response to Coronavirus The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law is operational on a remote basis. Low–income individuals seeking domestic violence and family law assistance can call the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law at 213-388-7515 between Mondays and Thursdays during the hours of 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and talk to
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Volunteer Award Recipients for 2019

Benjamin Kanani: 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. Christopher W. Moore: Frances Wender Kandel
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“Meet the Judges” Study Group for Pro Bono Attorneys

A unique opportunity and career benefit offered exclusively to attorneys volunteering for the Harriett Buhai Center‘s Pro Bono Panel is to learn first-hand from members of the family law bench. During 2019, invitees included Supervising Family Law Judge Lawrence Riff and Judges Alison Mackenzie, Michelle Short and Helen Zukin. Judge Ana Maria Luna recently spoke to
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