NOTE: Thanks to the vets..and all who support them!

Astronomy and Law

The Armed Forces Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) and Public Counsel held the first annual Military Ball to support Pro Bono legal service for Veterans on Saturday night.  The two organizations also announce their collaboration on a Veterans Pro Bono Project to provide free legal assistance and representation for Veterans.

     

Proceeds from the Armed Forces Ball will support the training and deployment of pro bono
attorneys to assist Veterans with their VA benefits, family law matters, criminal defense, tax, housing,
outstanding ticket and warrant resolution and other financial issues.  The issues can grow to become major obstacles to employment or stability for both Veterans and Active Duty personnel. The Veterans assisted through this joint partnership will come from throughout Los Angeles County, including those served by Public Counsel at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Campus.

LACBA is the largest voluntary metropolitan bar in…

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