Our Stories

At our best, we’re that fence.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 | ,

Long before I joined EBCLC’s Community Economic Justice Clinic as a law student advocate, my great-uncle Alexander Hoffman, who we called “Sascha”, was showing the East Bay what true community lawyering looks like.  Sascha was an activist attorney in Berkeley during the 1960s, representing the demonstrators who opposed the House Un-American Activities Committee and the […]

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EBCLC’s Daniel Faessler Honored with 2019 Kathi Pugh Award

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | ,

Daniel Faessler (back row, center) with colleagues and students at May 9, 2019 EBCLC Graduation Ceremony PC: RSVP Event Photography Between providing robust client services and training the next generation of public interest advocates, supervising attorneys at the East Bay Community Law Center have a lot on their plates. As Daniel Faessler has demonstrated, though, […]

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“Everything came to the surface.”

Saturday, May 25, 2019 | ,
“EBCLC’s services are very personable and professional, which I think is a very hard balance to achieve. It feels like staff is part of your case. It’s not just a job for them, they really are there for the client and make us feel like we are in this together!”
–Dulce, a former EBCLC client
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EBCLC Celebrates Our 2019 Graduates

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | ,

Each summer, EBCLC sends a new class of over 150 principled, compassionate attorneys into the world. We hope you will join us in celebrating all of our students, and in congratulating our very own Nirali Beri, Hannah Flanery, and Cindy Pan on the highly distinguished honors they received in May!

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