I have been passionate about social justice from a young age. I took some law classes in college, and decided that the best way to make my interest in social justice into a career was to go to law school to become a public interest lawyer. I became a legal aid advocate so I can […]
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and each year the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence holds The Purple Ribbon awareness event. Members from our community, survivors, service providers, advocates and friends gather to celebrate the partnerships and shared work to prevent and end domestic violence and to honor Vision of Peace and Spirit of […]
On October 1, CLASI’s Dan Atkins, Laura Graham, and John Whitelaw trained Partners for Justice (PFJ) Advocates on the civil justice landscape in Delaware. PFJ is a brand new program launching this fall in Oakland, California and Wilmington, Delaware, placing recent college graduates in Public Defender’s Offices to help PD clients with civil legal issues. […]
We all want fairness in the civil justice system. But how is fairness possible in a world where so many people cannot afford legal help? This short video provides an easy-to-understand explanation of what civil legal aid is, and why it matters so much.
Meet DVLS Staff Attorney, Nicole Mozee! For as long as I can remember, I knew I wanted to be an attorney and help the public. My father was the lead plaintiff in an employment discrimination case that spanned nearly 20 years before he obtained justice. His story and admiration for his legal team and judge […]