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Review for New Beginnings Law Center, San Rafael, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

One of the most important aspects of New Beginnings Law Center is their constant community out reach. They are active in helping the homeless, the immigrant, the struggling working class and anyone who needs assistance in cleaning up their prior criminal records. The work they do gives people a chance to succeed, find better jobs and housing and in some cases remain in this country where the client has lived and worked for most of their lives.

This organization is lead by a true believer in social justice. Her focus has always been on seeing the whole person and helping that person realize their full potential by removing a significant barrier to upward mobility. Her dedication and unfailing optimism brings hope to many individuals and improves lives on a daily basis.

New Beginnings Law Center is a community asset where people are making a difference in the lives of others every single day.

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Review for New Beginnings Law Center, San Rafael, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

New Beginnings Law Center provides excellent legal services for clients who need post conviction representation. Because NBLC focuses on helping clients clear their criminal records NBLC provides efficient and compassionate representation to individuals who because of past convictions struggle to find quality jobs and access educational opportunities. NBLC recognizes that many people with criminal records have been completely rehabilitated but are held back from making meaningful progress in their lives because the old convictions act as a barrier to getting good jobs and into training programs. Employers see the old conviction and immediately reject the job seeker.

NBLC provides legal service at a discounted rate so that persons who cannot afford to hire an attorney in our community are able to access our courts.

NBLC researches all records to make sure the relief sought is available and files appropriate documents in Courts throughout the Bay Area. NBLC makes court appearances as necessary. In some cases where objections are filed by District Attorney Offices NBLC vigorously advocates for the clients and does not rest until the relief is granted or all appellate options have been exhausted. NBLC won, and has a published appeal, in California following an erroneous denial of a motion to dismiss.

In addition to post conviction expungements and reductions NBLC works with community organizations to help those who need additional services such as mental health care, homeless work programs, housing support, immigration relief and job placement.

NBLC is an asset to our community. I confidently refer clients in need of post conviction relief to NBLC.

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