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Now Available: 2020-2021 Annual Report

Over the last two years, we stood stronger together as a community to face the challenges brought by the Pandemic. At the Center, we created ways to make our services better and ultimately, our clients’ lives brighter. We are grateful to our volunteers, donors, staff members, board members, and community at large who responded to
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2021 Volunteer Award Recipients

Natasha Saltz: Mercy Fresno Hall of Fame Award The Mercy Fresno 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 as its
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The Law Student Corner – Q&A with our Students

True to the adage that you “can’t go home again” because it’s not the same,  Ruby LeMorin and Lucas Garcia returned to the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law during their third year of UCLA Law School as different people. Our abbreviated interview captures some of their thoughts and reflections upon their return in spring 2021. They first
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Volunteer Award Recipients for 2020

Lan Nguyen: Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award The Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award honors a volunteer lawyer who has provided substantial and extraordinary service in a case or cases, or in a subject matter, providing relief to a client or clients who without the assistance, would have been irreparably injured. Kayvan
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Prestigious Family Law Award Given to Center Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that Betty L. Nordwind, Executive Director of the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, is the recipient of this year’s Spencer Brandeis Award from the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section. The Award pays tribute to an individual who has had “an extraordinary impact upon the advancement of
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