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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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Hope Realized: Annual Report 2019

We chose the theme of “Hope” for our Annual Report 2019 well before the pandemic began. Now that we are in the midst of it, we know we made the right choice. There’s nothing like some hopeful stories to lift us up. The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law stands for hope. It is hope for a better life
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Black Lives Matter to the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law

With sadness, but also with determination and resolve, the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law joins Americans of conscience in reiterating that Black Lives Matter. The recent events in Minneapolis and elsewhere are the antithesis of the Center’s core purpose, which is to advance equal justice, fairness, dignity, and respect. But while the national focus is
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