Champions of Justice: Giving Voice to the Vulnerable 

Whenever possible, we try to settle cases before they reach the court system. When parties can resolve disputes without burdening the already overloaded court, the bench is more available for those who need that deeper attention. Although we certainly argue our fair share of Legal Aid cases in court, there’s a lot we can do before we set foot in a courtroom to help parties come to terms. In the cases you’ll read about in these pages, Legal Aid attorneys gave a voice to clients — from whistleblowers to parents trying to get an education for their child, these clients stood for their rights under the law, opening the doors a little wider for the next person who encounters the same situation.

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