Welcome Charles Garzón!

During 2020 Charles Garzón joined PILP as our new Administrative Director. He comes to us with many years of experience working with public policy and advocacy organizations. He has been associated with a progressive policy think-tank and legal defense fund … Read more

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Thank you to Our Donors, Grantors, and Foundation Sponsors

Public and private grantors are an invaluable source of support for the Public Interest Law Project.

With the generous donations and grants we receive, PILP is able to ‘Advance justice for low-income people and communities.’

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Welcome Melissa Morris!

We Welcome Melissa Morris to our Staff!

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Happy Retirement, Deb!

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PILP and co-counsel honored with 2017 CLAY Award

PILP attorneys Craig Castellanet and Michael Rawson and their co-counsel at Public Law Center and Jones Day received 2017 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year awards for their work in The Kennedy Commission v. City of Huntington Beach.

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A Great Lawyer for the People Passes On.

Remembering Judy Gold (1952 – 2016)
We sadly lost our amazing and compassionate colleague Judy Gold this week.… Read more

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Congrats Lauren!

Congrats Lauren!

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We are pleased to announce Lauren Hansen’s promotion to Staff Attorney of the Public Benefits Unit.  Lauren is currently working on several high impact litigation projects fighting on behalf of low-income individuals.… Read more

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Congrats Deb!

Deb Collins

August 4, 2014–We are proud to announce that PILP’s Managing Attorney Deborah Collins will receive the prestigious Advocates’ Award given annually by the Western Center on Law & Poverty at the Center’s Garden Party event on October 8 in … Read more

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Project P100

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Good Luck, Hilda!

April 11, 2014–Hilda Chan is Soros Justice Advocacy Fellow and was at PILP from September 2013 to April 2014.  We were tremendously honored to have her as a part of our organization. We wish her luck … Read more

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Stephen Ronfeldt steps down as PILP’s Co-Director

Stephen Ronfeldt steps down as PILP’s Co-Director, while continuing as its Senior Ligitator.

After 16 years as Co-Director, Steve Ronfeldt hands the PILP Director reins to Co-Director Michael Rawson, but fortunately will remain as a part time senior attorney.… Read more

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