Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher to be Honored as Law Firm of the Year 

Pro bono attorneys from Orange County office contributed nearly 2,500 hours to PLC clients

The Public Law Center will honor the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as the Law Firm of the Year at the upcoming Volunteers for Justice Dinner. Gibson Dunn attorneys have dramatically increased their pro bono contributions to PLC in the last three years and taken on a wide range of legal issues on behalf of low-income Orange County residents.



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PLC to Honor Hyundai Motor America at 2015 VFJ

Corporate Partner of the Year Award recognizes partnership between Hyundai's legal team, CHOC Children's and PLC

The Public Law Center will recognize Hyundai Motor America as Corporate Partner of the Year during the 2015 Volunteers for Justice Dinner. Once a month during the past year, attorneys and paralegals from Hyundai Motor America have staffed PLC's Conservatorship and Guardianship Clinic at CHOC Children's. 


PLC Secures Over $6 Million in Benefits for Veterans

Operation Veterans Re-Entry assisted in the recovery of $185,000 in retroactive benefits and $265,000 in annual benefits


Since 2013, the Public Law Center has served nearly 400 Orange County veterans through Operation Veterans Re-Entry. Co-led by Leigh Ferrin and Lili Vo Graham, the unit is staffed by three Equal Justice Works/AmeriCorps Legal Fellows - Tiffany Nocon, Amanda Pertusati, and Brooke Weitzman. PLC helps veterans navigate and resolve a wide range of legal issues, including family law, housing and homelessness, consumer fraud, healthcare, discharge upgrades, military sexual trauma, and benefits.

PLC's recent success in the area of veteran benefits recovered $184,122.28 for veterans who have more than earned the back pay. In addition to the retroactive benefits, the veterans will receive an estimated $6,396,830.62 in future lifetime benefits. 

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