Pepperdine Caruso Law Legal Aid Clinic Celebrates 25 Years of Offering Pro Bono Legal Services
On October 25, Pepperdine Caruso Law was pleased to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Legal Aid Clinic. The clinic serves the residents of the Union Rescue Mission, a faith-based shelter located in the Skid Row neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. Offering pro bono legal services to those experiencing homelessness, the clinic has trained hundreds of Caruso Law students to lawyer with compassion, creativity, and hope in the midst of injustice.
Stories of transformation from Caruso Law students, alumni, and legal clinic clients were included in the evening's program. Many of the Legal Aid Clinic's community partners, benefactors, and friends were honored at the event, including the following awardees:
Rick Stack and the Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation
Celebrating 25 years of profound generosity supporting pro bono legal services for thousands of clients and vital education for hundreds of Pepperdine Caruso Law lawyers.
Union Rescue Mission
Celebrating 25 years of partnership in service to those experiencing homelessness, in gratitude for your friendship, perseverance, and tenacity as you embrace people with the compassion of Christ.
Covenant House California
Celebrating six years of collaboration in advocating for youth experiencing homelessness,
in gratitude for your partnership, commitment, and your faithful and welcoming presence.
Brittany Stringfellow Otey
Celebrating 20 years of visionary leadership, gifted teaching, brilliant lawyering, trusted wisdom, profound love, and vital work for justice in the Legal Aid Clinic among our neighbors on Skid Row.
More information on the Pepperdine Legal Aid Clinic may be found at Legal Aid Clinic at Union Rescue Mission