Community Service Programs

Roxbury Park Legal ClinicQuick Facts

  • An IRC 501(c)(3) public charity, the charitable affiliate of the BHBA
  • Founded in 1970
  • Its mission is to promote equal access to justice through the support of law-related
    education and community service.

 

Scholarships

  • Scholarships are awarded to academically qualified, economically disadvantaged law
    students who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to public service and are attending
    the top-ranked, ABA-accredited UCLA School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Loyola
    Law School, Pepperdine University School of Law and Southwestern Law School
    www.bhba.org/scholarships | www.bhba.org/scholarships/2017recipients.pdf
  • Scholarship awards are presented to law students at the Annual Supreme Court
    Luncheon, which since 1954 has honored the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the
    Supreme Court of California
  • Past scholarship recipients have distinguished themselves as prominent lawyers, judges,
    legislators, and community leaders
  • To hear Judge Gilbert Manuel Lopez 's comments about the benefits of a BHBF
    scholarship, go to www.bhba.org/scholarships

Rule of Law Writing Competition

  • Encourages law students to integrate Rule of Law concepts into their writings. Papers
    may be on any topic directly discussing an aspect of the Rule of Law, demonstrating
    how the Rule of Law affected the topic, defining the Rule of Law, criticizing the Rule of
    Law, or demonstrating the economic social or political effects of the Rule of Law
    www.bhba.org/ruleoflaw

Legal Literacy & Community Service

  • Legal literacy, i.e., educating members of the public about their legal rights and
    responsibilities, is a major goal of the Foundation’s charitable giving
  • Current programs, staffed by BHBA volunteer attorneys, are the Barristers’ monthly
    Roxbury Park Pro Bono Legal Clinic (25th Anniversary Celebration), Modest Means Legal
    Assistance, Teen Court, ABA Tolerance Through Education, and feeding the homeless at
    SAMOSHEL
  • Past Foundation-supported programs include the High School Blue Car Project, Citizens
    Law School and Wills for Heroes

Support the Bar Foundation

  • The Bar Foundation receives proceeds from annual BHBA events including the June
    Supreme Court Luncheon; the Golf Tournament and the Holiday Shopping for a Cause
  • BHBA members, along with other lawyers, law firms and colleagues make the essential
    contributions that foster and expand the work of the Bar Foundation

 

Thank you for supporting the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation
Please contact us at 310 601 2422 or email foundation@bhba.org