|DVP Partipates in USC Law School's Explore LA
On August 18, 2011, LACBA's Domestic Violence Project participated in USC Law School's Explore LA! program. The goals of Explore LA! are:
1) To learn about local public interest agencies, their practice areas and volunteer opportunities
2) Learn about and use the Metro public transportation
3) Meet their classmates and 2L peer mentors
Thank you USC for including LACBA and the DVP in your 1st ever Explore LA Day! And to all of the wonderful 1L's that visited…. Good Luck in Law School!
Abby Friedman Honored at LACBA Installation Dinner
Abby Friedman received the Benjamin Aranda III Outstanding Public Service Award at the LACBA Installation Dinner in June, 2011. She is a partner in the law firm of Friedman & Friedman, which specializes in Family Law. Abby made valuable contributions to the Domestic Violence Project in a myriad of ways including: Personally volunteering at the Project, asking her associations to volunteer at the Project, improving volunteer scheduling which increased the number of victims assisted by more than 25%, and helping to spearhead the Project's 25th anniversary fundraiser, which resulted in an $80,000 net profit for the Project.
DVP Celebrates 25 Years
Since its founding in 1986, the Domestic Violence Project has helped more than 100,000 victims of domestic violence navigatethe legal system at a critical point in their lives. In 2011, DVP celebrates its 25th aniversary. Read the press release by clicking HERE. Read about the event in the March 11 edition of The Los Angeles Daily Journal here. and be sure to take a look at the photos of the event HERE.