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The San Diego County Bar Foundation’s 20th annual “An Evening in La Jolla,” the signature fundraising event for the San Diego legal community, has raised $120,000, providing much needed legal resources to foster children and at-risk youth, the sick and disabled, the elderly, immigrants, domestic violence victims, and more.
The Sept. 23 event at the Birch Aquarium gathered more than 350 legal and business professionals from the San Diego community. Judges, lawyers and legal supporters socialized while enjoying an array of food stations, a full Champagne bar and a live band. Attendees learned the impactful story and accomplishments of the ...
Submissions for 2018 General Grant Cycle and Indigent Criminal Defense Fund Due September 1
SAN DIEGO (Aug. 3, 2017) – A woman working two minimum wage jobs while trying to feed her children, a refugee attempting to find safety and make a life in America, and a victim of sexual assault … These are just a few examples of those helped by the San Diego County Bar Foundation’s annual grants. Grant applications for 2018 are due Sept. 1.
Awarded to local organizations who offer legal services and promote understanding of the legal system, the funds assist victims of poverty, abuse and discrimination. The grants also support programs that ...
“Most Fun Legal Event of the Year” Raises Funds to Provide
Legal Assistance to Locals in Need
SAN DIEGO (July 11, 2017) – Mark your calendar now – Saturday, Sept. 23 will be a fun-filled night at Birch Aquarium in La Jolla for the San Diego County Bar Foundation’s 20th annual “Evening in La Jolla.”
Celebrating two decades of giving back, the signature fundraising event for the San Diego legal community gathers the county’s most prestigious judges, lawyers and legal supporters to socialize and network, while enjoying an array of fine food stations and a full champagne bar.
Most importantly, everyone comes out to support the ...
The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) announced its 2017 Distinguished Lawyer Memorial inductees, recognizing deceased lawyers and judges of the San Diego County Bar who have demonstrated significant commitment to their communities as well as superior legal skills and high ethical standards throughout their careers.
Each inductee was recognized with a permanent plaque in the Hall of Justice at the San Diego County Courthouse during a May 24 reception at The University Club.
“Being inducted into the Distinguished Lawyer Memorial is a great honor,” said Micaela P. Banach, president of SDCBF. “These honorees demonstrated a true passion ...
Micaela P. Banach, President of the San Diego County Bar Foundation and a founding partner at the Noonan Lance Boyer & Banach law firm in East Village, was recently featured in the San Diego Downtown News.
To read the full story CLICK HERE or visit: http://sandiegodowntownnews.com/community-profile-micaela-p-banach/ .
Three Local Nonprofits Receive Grants to Support Legal Assistance Programs
SAN DIEGO (Feb. 22, 2017) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation awarded $110,000 from its 2016 Indigent Criminal Defense Fund to three San Diego nonprofits that offer legal defense programs for individuals and families. The charitable arm of the San Diego County Bar Association, the Bar Foundation created its Indigent Criminal Defense Fund to further and support indigent criminal defense programs, projects and activities in San Diego County.
The Bar Foundation, which recently also awarded $100,000 in funding to 12 local nonprofits as part of its annual grant cycle, ...
The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF), the charitable arm of the San Diego County Bar Association, has announced its new 2017 executive committee to oversee its board of directors: Micaela Banach, president; Neal Rockwood, vice president; Dave Kempton, chief financial officer; Laurie Largent, secretary; and Brent Douglas, immediate past president.
“Our board shares an enormous passion for advocating for those in our region impacted by poverty, abuse and discrimination,” said Banach. “We will continue the Foundation’s efforts to fund organizations that provide assistance and access to our court system for San Diegans in need.”
San Diego County Bar Foundation Awards $100,000 in Grants to 12 Local Nonprofits
Grants Will Provide Legal Help to Children, Elderly, Immigrants, Veterans and More
SAN DIEGO (Jan. 26, 2017) – The San Diego County Bar Foundation (SDCBF) awarded a total of $100,000 to 12 San Diego nonprofit organizations that offer legal services and public service programs that promote understanding of the legal system to county residents as part of its 2016 Grant Cycle.
SDCBF, the charitable arm of the San Diego County Bar Association, provides access to justice by investing in results and advocacy for people and communities in our region impacted by poverty, ...
The San Diego County Bar Foundation’s 19th annual “Evening in La Jolla,” the signature fundraising event for the San Diego legal community, raised $120,000, a 14 percent increase from last year.
Proceeds from the signature benefit, held on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, provide legal assistance to those in challenging circumstances, such as foster children and at-risk youth, domestic violence victims, sick and disabled individuals, refugees, and the elderly.
Bringing together legal and business professionals from throughout San Diego County, partygoers socialized, ate and drank while enjoying the beautiful sunset ...
Submissions for 2016 Legal Services Grant Cycle Due September 1
A refugee in a new country with no one to guide them, a senior whose finances are mismanaged by their adult children, and someone with no financial means to get a restraining order from a mentally-ill ex-husband ….
These are just some of the people helped by the San Diego County Bar Foundation’s (SDCBF) annual grants. Awarded to local organizations that offer legal services and promote understanding of the legal system with funds used to assist victims of poverty, abuse and discrimination, the grants also support programs that educate children and adults about the legal process ...