The Justice Gap Fund helps deserving people in times of crisis

I support the Justice Gap Fund because it helps deserving people who cannot afford an attorney obtain access to justice during critical times in their lives. Legal aid introduced me to a client in crisis who ended up becoming a life-long friend. Years ago, when I was an associate, I had the opportunity to represent a client through Bet Tzedek Legal Services. Roselyn lost her home and had to put all of her belongings in storage. Later, the storage company illegally increased her monthly fees to an amount well beyond what she could afford. Unable to pay the exorbitant monthly costs, she received a notice for the impending sale of all of her possessions. I filed for an arbitration under the storage company contract and we won. Roselyn kept her belongings, and since then (23 years ago), she has kept in touch with me. Every year I get birthday cards, holiday cards, and she even sent gifts when my daughters were born. She calls me her “knight in shining armor,” and I call her a friend. Join me and donate now to the Justice Gap Fund to help deserving people like Roselyn, who cannot afford a lawyer, obtain access to justice during critical times in their lives.

The Campaign for Justice. Choose Justice. Increasing Access for Those Without.
Scott Edelman, Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, Los Angeles, California
Bet Tzedek Legal Services, Los Angeles, California


Your gift will make a vital difference - it will help bring security and hope to individuals and families who otherwise might not have access to justice. One hundred percent of your donation will be given to legal aid organizations throughout California, and your donation is tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

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