Public Counsel

Mission

Public Counsel is the nation's largest public interest law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services to low-income communities. Founded in 1970, Public Counsel strives to achieve three main goals:- Protecting the legal rights of disadvantaged children;- Fostering economic justice by providing individuals and institutions in underserved communities with access to quality legal representation; and- Representing immigrants who have been the victims of torture, persecution, domestic violence, trafficking, and other crimes.Through a pro bono model that leverages the talents of thousands of attorney and law student volunteers, we provide free legal assistance to low-income clients and address systemic poverty and civil rights issues through impact litigation and policy advocacy. The substantive areas in which we work are Children's Rights, Homelessness Prevention, Veterans' Rights, Consumer Rights, Community Development, and Immigrants' Rights.

How Your Donation Helps

20.9% of your car donation will go toward helping Public Counsel with their project: Children's Rights.

16.6% will go toward the project: Immigrants Rights.

15.8% will go toward the project: Homeless Prevention.

Categories

Activities

  • Other school related activities

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1971

Your donations to Public Counsel are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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