Author Archives: Kristin

Calling all caregivers–a survey for you!

East Bay Children’s Law Offices is part of a Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Committee grant working with parents & caregivers statewide to improve services and support families and strengthen the voices of parents and caregivers in the process.  Are … Continue reading

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Sky Ranch Foundation Awards $15,000 to EBCLO

Many thanks to the Sky Ranch Foundation for their continued support of East Bay Children’s Law Offices.  We were honored to have Sky Ranch Foundation Board Vice President Mike Donohoe join as at the Juvenile Justice Center today.  Formed in … Continue reading

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Meet Barrie Becker–EBCLO’s New Executive Director

EBCLO’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Barrie Becker begins as East Bay Children’s Law Offices’ new Executive Director today. She follows Interim Executive Director Susan Walsh, who ably led EBCLO during the search period after EBCLO’s founding … Continue reading

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The Therapist/Patient Privilege and Foster Youth

By: Emma Connolly, EBCLO Summer Intern 2017 In 2016, EBCLO attorney Rob Waring decided to file a writ of mandate in the California Court of Appeal on behalf of his client N.S. Because preparing all the necessary briefs involves many … Continue reading

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Now Hiring: Probate Guardianship Attorney

We are now hiring an attorney into our Probate Counsel for Children program.  Looking for someone with at least three years experience representing children.  Please see attached job description. Probate Attorney Job Description 6-5-17

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Now Hiring Dependency Attorney

EBCLO is hiring a new dependency attorney.  Applications due June 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. EBCLO Dependency Attorney Job Announcement May 2017

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Sacramento Bee Op Ed: Dependency Funding Falls Between Cracks

“Last week, 50 local chief judges sent a letter to Brown and legislators seeking – actually begging – for this relatively tiny appropriation.”  Read the full op ed article about the need for adequate dependency funding here.    

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Thank you Oakland Bay Area Links!

Thank you to the Oakland Bay Area Links for their generous grant to EBCLO. We are honored to be among the organizations supported by this impressive group of women.  The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The … Continue reading

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Every Donation through East Bay Gives Matched!

Many thanks to long time EBCLO supporters who will match every donation made to EBCLO through East Bay Gives up to $22,500!  What is East Bay Gives?  It’s a 24-hour-online giving blitz celebrating the generosity of the Bay Area. It … Continue reading

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EBCLO on East Bay Times Front Page

Great article covering EBCLO’s budget cuts was on the front page of the East Bay Times yesterday.  To read the article and see the video visit:  http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/03/13/attorneys-more-funding-needed-to-help-east-bay-foster-youths/  

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