In 2021, CLP was awarded funding that will enable the program to continue to serve the increasing legal needs of San Diego County low-income individuals, which the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated.
“Working for CLP has been a wonderful, eye-opening experience, and I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to be a part of such a great organization.” Reflecting on her time as a California Western Community Law Project (CLP) 2019 student, Amanda Levinson describes the impact CLP has had on her journey through law school.
California Western’s Community Law Project (CLP) has recently been awarded grants which will enable the Project to continue to support the legal needs and education of residents across San Diego County and provide them with consumer law related assistance.
We are so pleased to announce that the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation and the San Diego County Bar Foundation have awarded grants to California Western Community Law Project (CLP). This funding will enable CLP to continue its excellent work helping low-income families throughout San Diego County. Read more on our home page or in the Campus News section on the CWSL website.
The Community Law Project receives donation from Solana Beach Fund to continue our work at North County clinic, located at St. Leo’s Parish in Solana Beach.
Recent Price Philanthropies Foundation and The American College of Bankruptcy Foundation grants will enable the Community Law Project to increase housing law education in City Heights and Mid-City and bankruptcy law advice across San Diego County.
Community Law Project volunteer attorney, Silvina Tondini, reveals how she stepped in to help a woman reunite with her dying husband after wrong advice from an unlicensed notario had forced her to leave the U.S.
The Community Law Project is so proud that Supervising Attorney Jessica Langley DeGroot was recently recognized for the tremendous work she does with CLP.
The Community Law Project was excited to be the focus of California Western School of Law Dean Schaumann’s article in San Diego Lawyer magazine on the immigration crisis. Click here to read the article, which appeared in the July / August 2017 issue of San Diego Lawyer and is linked here with the permission of the San Diego County Bar Association.
In June 2017, Community Law Project Executive Director Dana Sisitsky was profiled by Teach for America in their Leadership Series “Voices for Change”. Click here to check out the article!
In June 2017, the Community Law Project received a very generous grant from the Price Philanthropies Foundation to help support the pro-bono legal services that we provide to the local community. Click here to read the press release!
Our very own Dean Niels Schaumann is published in the July-August issue of San Diego Lawyer Magazine. The article is titled “Using Your Law Degree as a Force for Good.” Click here to check out the article!
The San Diego Union-Tribune covers the Community Law Project and the 10th Anniversary of the project and outlines the services we provide to the community and who we serve. Click here to check out the article!
City Heights Life featured an article entitled “Free Legal Help Available to City Heights Residents” highlighting the services offered by the Community Law Project’s City Heights sites. Click here to read the article.
Community Law Project Attorney Carl Balediata was recently profiled in the May/June 2014 Edition of San Diego Lawyer for the pro bono work he did on behalf of one of CLP’s clients. We are proud of Attorney Balediata’s accomplishments on behalf of this client and delighted to have him on the CLP Team! You can read more about his pro bono work here: Click here to read the article