Summer Newsletter 2019

Summer Newsletter 2019 Our summer newsletter features honorees for our 2019 Champions of Justice Reception and honors two long-time employees who are retiring. [pdf-embedder url="https://centralcallegal.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Newsletter-Summer-2019.pdf"] Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor refrain from acting based on information...

National Ice Cream Month

National Ice Cream Month 2019 On July 16th, CCLS celebrated National Ice Cream Month! The Fresno office had locally owned Ampersand Ice Cream, the Merced office had Cold Stone Creamery, and the Visalia office had Baskin Robbins. It was so great to share a cold treat on such a hot...

Because of You

Because of You Because of you two passionate law students are able to serve our community. They want to say thank you! Thank YOU from Christian Thank YOU from Rebecca Disclaimer Your use of this website, including posting comments will not create an attorney-client relationship. You should neither act nor...

Charity Care in the San Joaquin Valley

Charity Care in the San Joaquin Valley By Joy K. Dockter (Law ’10), Central California Legal Services Health Consumer Center Staff Attorney and Tashara J. Kuspa, Central California Legal Services Health Consumer Center Team Lead In 2017, a collection agency acting on behalf of a local hospital filed more than...

Low-Income Renters Who Face Evictions Need Pro-Bono Help from Valley’s Lawyers

Low-Income Renters Who Face Evictions Need Pro-Bono Help from Valley’s Lawyers [caption width="1140" align="alignnone"] See Vang, 32, packs up her family’s belongings while moving out of the apartment she shared with her husband and nine children for two yearsin southeast Fresno. Vang, who in 2016 lived at the complex featured...

Champions of Justice 2018

Return of the Champions The return of the fabulous Champions of Justice Reception was a tremendous success with over 200 individuals who came to join us in honoring our award recipients. The financial support of our sponsors, advertisers and donors contributed significantly to the success of the reception. It is...

How CCLS Keeps a Client in Her Home

How CCLS Keeps a Client in Her Home Aindra Evans walked into Central California Legal Services (CCLS) distraught at the thought of her children’s lives being ruined with the prospect of an imminent eviction looming over their heads. At her wits' end, with nowhere to turn she turned to for...

Central California Legal Services’ First Alumni Event

Central California Legal Services' First Alumni Event We put the band back together to celebrate Central California Legal Services' first alumni event for all current and former staff and board members. Taking place on July 14th, 2018 in Fresno everyone in attendance enjoyed a Blues Brothers themed casual night full...

How CCLS Delivers a Senior from a Fraudulent Contract

How CCLS Delivers a Senior from a Fraudulent Contract Roberto Garibay, 73, walked into Central California Legal Services (CCLS) devastated at the prospect of having to pay a debt that would outlive him. He was a victim of a solar company's predatory scheme to deceive unknowing savings-minded consumers who look...