June 25, 2015
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PLC Raises Record Total at 2015 Volunteers for Justice Dinner
Orange County legal community raises $725,000 for civil legal aid
Santa Ana, CA – Joined by 900 leaders of the Orange County legal community, the Public Law Center highlighted the transformative impact of its pro bono programs on the county’s poorest and most vulnerable residents at the Hotel Irvine Monday night. Guests at the 2015 Volunteers for Justice Dinner helped to raise a record $725,000 and were treated to a keynote address by California Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, a special musical prelude by Mariachi for All (a PLC non-profit organization client), and the premier silent auction in Orange County.
“Once again, our generous sponsors, committed pro bono attorneys, and silent auction winners raised the bar on supporting PLC and our clients,” said PLC Executive Director and General Counsel Ken Babcock. “For every dollar raised at the Volunteers for Justice Dinner, PLC and our pro bono attorneys will provide eight dollars worth of free legal services to Orange County’s low-income veterans, seniors, domestic violence survivors, children and their families,” added Babcock. Continue reading