All media requests should be directed to Belinda Cai, Communications Coordinator, at (513) 240-3554 or bcai@bettzedek.org.

The Pathways to Justice Conference, the statewide conference convened every three years by the State Bar of California, will offer two panels featuring Bet Tzedek advocates, partners and projects: Building […]

Our Skadden Fellow, Ariel Stevenson, recently assisted an elderly monolingual Spanish couple with a tax dispute. The California Franchise Tax Board has assessed these clients a tax liability of $10,700 […]

Our heartfelt thanks to Alexandra Rex, Rachel Perahia, Alexandra Petrocci, Jennifer Rosenberg, Nicole Landguth and Patrick Doust (pictured below), associates at Gibson Dunn, for their great work on behalf of […]

Bet Tzedek Directing Attorney, Michelle Marie Kezirian, was one of 16 civil legal aid leaders selected for a prestigious national health care fellowship in the “Where Health Meets Justice” program, which […]

When Odella Harrison’s daughters discovered a neighbor had added his name to the title of their 88-year-old mother’s home and drained her bank accounts of thousands of dollars, they sought […]

Benefits Returned to Holocaust Survivor

When Fira, an impoverished 85-year-old Holocaust survivor received the ZRBG reassessment letter in October last year, she went to the German consulate planning to reject the payment. She wanted no […]

In California, Sleep Time is Compensable

Bet Tzedek’s then-ERP Director Kevin Kish contributed to an amicus brief filed by the Coalition of Low-Wage & Immigrant Worker Advocates in Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions, et al., No. […]

New Employee Protections Take Effect

Assembly Bill 2751, drafted in part by Kevin Kish with input from his colleagues in Bet Tzedek’s Employment Rights Project, took effect January 1, 2015. The law expands the bases […]

Bet Tzedek is a member of the Los Angeles Incubator Consortium, one of the four grantees selected

LOS ANGELES, CA – Bet Tzedek Legal Services congratulates Kevin Kish on his appointment by California Governor Jerry Brown to be the next Director of the Department of Fair Employment […]

Class action lawsuit seeks damages in the millions for more than 500 warehouse workers

Probate Judge Issues New Order, Findings in Light of California State Court of Appeals Decision