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All media requests should be directed to Belinda Cai, Communications Coordinator, at (323) 549-5892 or bcai@bettzedek.org.

On April 30, 2015, the LA Weekly published a story about a notorious brother and sister who use the justice system against those who try to help. From Big Legal […]

The New York Attorney General has launched a probe of “on-call” scheduling by 13 large retailers and has caught the attention of media and employers nationwide. As a member of […]

Bet Tzedek is strongly supporting two important pieces of legislation: California Fair Pay Act, SB 358 (Jackson) which would strengthen the state’s existing equal pay law by eliminating loopholes that […]

At a day-long hearing hosted by the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Controller of the Currency, attorney Rachel Mehlsak testified on behalf of Bet Tzedek and the California […]

The United States Tax Court has recognized Bet Tzedek’s Tax Law Project as an official U.S. Tax Court Clinic. Bet Tzedek Legal Services provides free legal representation and advice on […]

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. […]

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