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Make Your Reservation for the 2014 Bocce Tournament

Friday, March 28, 2014 - Make Your Plans for the 2014 Bocce Ball Tournament. It's Sure to be Another Sell-out! The Amicus Committee, friends of the Silicon Valley Campaign for Legal Services, will hold its eighth annual Summer Bocce Ball Tournament in June 26, 2014. Sign up and make your reservation today!  [more]

Year-End Appeal Reminder. Make your contribution by December 31 to show your support for equal access to justice – for all.

Saturday, December 28, 2013 - When we support the Silicon Valley Campaign for Legal Services, we help people stay in their homes, keep families together, protect and secure income and improve our community. You can make a difference for the clients of eight, independent, 501(c)3 legal services organizations.  [more]

Annual Celebration February 5, 2014. More information.

Saturday, December 28, 2013 - Meet the agencies that benefit. Hear from clients who received help. KEYNOTE SPEAKER | Ralph Richard Banks, J.D., Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and Professor at School of Education. Our Thanks to Event Sponsor | Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and Media Sponsor | The Recorder.  [more]

Congratulations! 2013 Bocce Ball Tournament Results

Saturday, December 28, 2013 - Congratulations to Weil Gotshal & Manges for your First Place win! Weil Gotshal beat Runner-Up Morrison & Foerster in a hotly contested Bocce finale. A shout out also goes to Top Sponsor Altep: Full Discovery Management for backing this year's tournament.  [more]

Save the Date! January 29, 2013

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - Judge Jeremy D. Fogel, head of the Federal Judicial Center and former Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, will be the keynote speaker for the Campaign's next Annual Celebration.  [more]

Fall Funding Campaign Underway. Please Make or Renew Your Gift Today!

Friday, October 19, 2012 - Help us fulfill the promise of justice for all. When Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black in Gideon v Wainwright said, "any person...to poor to hire a lawyer cannot be assured a fair trial unless counsel is provided...lawyers are necessities, not luxuries," he was speaking of individuals in the criminal justice system. Help us fulfill this promise for those in need of civil legal services. Make or renew your gift today. Please be as generous as you can.  [more]

Striving to Fulfill Justice for All. Read the 2011 Annual Report.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Our 2011 Annual Report spotlights the essential role that legal representation plays in creating positive outcomes for our low-income neighbors. Legal services are basic services. Find out how legal services protect low-income people, who often fall through society’s safety net through no fault of their own.  [more]

2011 Annual Donor Celebration Keynote. More information...

Monday, April 23, 2012 - The 2011 Annual Donor Celebration marked the occasion to publicly present grant awards to the eight organizations that receive our support. The keynote was delivered by The Hon. Brian C. Walsh, Assistant Presiding Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara.  [more]

Supreme Court Weighs Rights Of 'Deadbeat' Parents

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - "Supreme Court Weighs Rights of 'Deadbeat' Parents" NPR report by correspondent Nina Totenberg (March 23, 2011). The Supreme Court currently is considering the rights of so-called 'deadbeat' parents, many of whom are being jailed for nonpayment of child support. Our 2009-2010 Annual Report draws attention to the circumstances of unrepresented litigants in the Courts. Read the report...  [more]

California Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye Calls New Judicial Branch Budget Reduction 'Devastating' to Public.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - California Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye Calls New Judicial Branch Budget Reduction 'Devastating' to Public. Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye issued the following statement in response to a proposed reduction of $150 million in the judicial branch budget for fiscal year 2011–2012, in addition to other budget cuts.  [more]

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