Riverside Legal Aid
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History of Riverside Legal Aid

Public Service Law Corporation was founded in 1982 by the Riverside County Bar Association to serve the legal needs of the under-served in Riverside County. We do this primarily through clinics in which clients meet one-on-one with attorneys, assisted by top-notch paralegals who prepare paperwork and help clients through the maze of court procedures.

We also have attorneys present in court in Temecula and Indio to assist self-represented people in guardianship and conservatorship cases.

Our Joint Bankruptcy & Federal District Court Pro Se Clinic offers assistance to self-represented people in the Federal and Bankruptcy courts through a grant from the U.S. District Court’s Attorney Admissions Fund. Last year the clinic assisted more than 1,800 people, including more than 1,500 with bankruptcies. In 2014, we began offering Bankruptcy services in the Coachella Valley, funded by a grant from the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation.

PSLC began doing business as Riverside Legal Aid in December, 2012.

We help nearly 3,000 clients each year obtain access to justice.

Leadership

Michael White Michael White
Michael White, JD Diane Catran-Roth
Executive Director President, Board of Directors

Board of Directors

A.J. Beechko, Vice-President Larry Maloney, Treasurer
Brown, White & Newhouse Riverside Superior Court
Diana Renteria, Secretary Joseph Ortiz, Esq.
Riverside Superior Court Best, Best & Krieger, LLP
Jamie Robinson Colleen Cain
EVP, Security Bank of California CPA, Advanced Business Service
Jamie Wrage, Esq. Ronald Loveridge
Stream Kim, Hicks, Wrage & Alfaro PC Professor, University of California
Ruben Escalante, Esq. Christopher Marin, Esq.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP  
Richard E. Norris, Esq. Diane Catran Roth, Esq.

Forest E. Wright

Forest E. Wright

February 3, 1944 - July, 28, 2018

Forest E. Wright, President of the Board of Directors of Riverside Legal Aid since 2001, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018. He was 74 years old and is survived by his wife, Edna, two children, Phillip and Nancy Wright, their spouses, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

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IOLTA and Equal Access Funds provided by California State Bar Legal Services Trust Fund
Bankruptcy & District Court Pro Se clinics funded by U.S. District Court, Central District of California, and the Attorney Admissions Fund
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Coachella Valley bankruptcy services funded by American College of Bankruptcy & American College of Bankruptcy Foundation.
Riverside Office: (951) 682-7968
Indio Office: (760) 347-9456
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Public Service Law Corporation