News

Service Changes in Response to Coronavirus/Cambios en el servicio en respuesta al coronavirus

Service Changes in Response to Coronavirus Due to the coronavirus, the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law has implemented preventative measures to protect the health of our clients, visitors, and staff. The Harriett Buhai Center staff is continuing existing client case work on a remote basis. IMPORTANT: If you have a domestic violence emergency, please
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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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First Family Law Clinic in LA Available to Southwestern Students

In an innovative partnership, Southwestern Law School and the Harriett Buhai Center have banded together to offer SWLS students a family law clinic program incorporating both academic and real-world practice experience for school credit. The only clinical education program in LA dedicated to family law including topics pertaining to stopping domestic violence and enhancing the welfare of
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Meet the Center’s New Director of Legal Services: Elizabeth Erickson

I am excited and pleased to introduce you to our Director of Legal Services, Elizabeth Erickson, who began this new job on July 1, 2019. As Director of Legal Services, Elizabeth’s position encompasses management and oversight of all aspects of our legal program. In addition to relieving me of oversight of the legal program, I believe that our new full-time position
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