Bird Marella Joins Los Angeles COVID-19 Pro Bono Initiative

Bird Marella is proud to announce the firm has joined “LA Represents,” a pro bono initiative dedicated to providing free and accessible legal counsel for Los Angeles residents and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Announced by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Attorney Mike Feuer on May 5, the LA Represents initiative includes a coalition of attorneys, law firms, and bar associations that will provide pro bono legal representation on matters ranging from bankruptcy, debt, domestic violence and abuse, housing, and employment. The program has also partnered with several nonprofit legal aid organizations including Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Bet Tzedek, Inner City Law Center, and Public Counsel to offer support and address legal inquiries.

To view the official LA Represents announcement and for more information, click here. To read Law360‘s coverage of the initiative, click here (subscription required).