You Are Invited – 2020 NLG-LA Annual Celebration!

Dear Friend of the Guild,  Due to the ongoing health crisis, this year’s NLG-LA Annual Awards Celebration will be held in a virtual format on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 5:00pm. While we enjoy convening in person, it is still not safe to hold large gatherings. The Annual Celebration means a lot to our members, […]

Federal Class Action Lawsuit on behalf of George Floyd Solidarity Protesters

Black Lives Matter of Los Angeles (BLM-LA) and Los Angeles Community Action Network (LACAN) just filed a federal class action lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for excessive force and civil rights violations against George Floyd Solidarity protesters. The suit seeks damages, declaratory, and injunctive relief on behalf of a class of thousands […]

NLG-LA Trainings

NLG-LA is hosting the following virtual webinar events. This list will be updated as new events and details are announced, and up-to-date information is also visible on the NLG-LA Events Calendar. Zoom Legal Observer 101 Training schedule:Zoom Legal Observer Training — Monday, August 10, 12pm – You must register in advance for this meeting: […]

Support for George Floyd Solidarity Protesters

Thousands of George Floyd Solidarity protesters have been arrested, held for long periods of detention, and have been subject to physical force by police.  The situation is rapidly evolving, and we are figuring out the ways NLG can be most supportive. Here are several resources: WHAT TO DO IF YOU WERE ARRESTED: If you or someone […]

Fellowship Opportunities with the Guild!

NLG-LA FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES NLG-LA seeks to sponsor candidates for Soros, school-based, and other fellowships for the 2020-2021 term. Specifically, NLG-LA seeks a fellow to lead its work with Court Watch Los Angeles–an exciting new coalition campaign that monitors the region’s criminal court system. NLG-LA also seeks winter 2019 and spring 2020 extern applicants to support […]

Announcing the 2019 NLG-LA Awards Banquet

Dear Friend of the Guild, You are cordially invited to participate in this year’s National Lawyers Guild Los Angeles (NLG-LA) Annual Awards Dinner. As NLG-LA’s biggest event of the year, the Annual Awards Dinner is a memorable celebration that brings together hundreds of attorneys, legal workers and allies to recognize our accomplishments as a community. ***CLICK […]

2019 NLG-LA Board Election!

Dear Members, It is time again for our chapter’s annual Board of Directors election. Your vote is important, as members elect the Guild’s leadership. This year, we have an immensely impressive, talented and diverse line-up of board candidates. It looks like this will also be a very large board, which will help make 2019 a […]