Tag archives: legal aid

Legal Aid Foundation
By Steven Libowitz   |   July 4, 2023

You might wonder how a chowder festival has anything to do with providing free, high-quality legal services to low-income and other vulnerable residents in order to ensure equal access to justice. The answer is, not much, except that prior to the pandemic, the decade-old Santa Barbara Chowder Fest had become the single largest fundraiser for […]

Raising the Bar
By Richard Mineards   |   December 6, 2022

The Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County has added two newcomers to its team. Camille Agnello has joined as an attorney for the Family Violence Prevention and Immigration Program. She attended law school at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, and was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 2019. Brianna Locatelli recently […]

Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County
By Steven Libowitz   |   July 12, 2022

Anyone who has ever watched a police drama on television in the last 50 years is familiar with the fact that everyone who has been accused of a crime has a right to free legal counsel if they can’t afford their own attorney. But that bright line ends when it turns to civil matters, even […]

What’s Cookin’
By Richard Mineards   |   November 1, 2018

Liquid assets were in abundance when the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County staged its 9th annual Chowder Fest Charity Cookout at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. Featuring 34 vendors, more than 500 turned out for the harborside foodie fest, raising around $65,000 for the 59-year-old nonprofit that provides legal representation and advice to […]