Community and Legal Issues Clinic (CALIC): October 2021
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Hosted by: McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP and Uplift Church
On October 23rd, 2021, CALIC returned to the Inland Empire with the third installment in the series. Alongside Pastor, entrepreneur, and activist Frank C. Oliver, MWA Partner Joe Richardson presented an in-person and livestreamed seminar designed to discuss the ever-changing legal landscape relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees joined us in-person at Uplift Church (5505 Moreno St. Suite 102 Montclair, CA) or virtually via YouTube, Zoom, or Facebook Live.
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About Our Speakers
Joe Richardson, Esq.
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP, Partner Joe Richardson leads the firm’s Racial & Economic Justice Practice Group. With more than 20 years of experience, Joe uses his advocacy skills to identify and right injustices done to protected individuals on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, disability, and more. Joe specializes in employment law and consumer marketplace litigation. He is also a frequent public speaker, providing insight on ethical responsibility, leadership, consumer and employee rights, activism, and more. Hear more from Joe on his podcast, JoeSpeaks!
Kymberly S. Lewis
With an extensive background working in underserved communities and 15 years of legal document preparation experience, Kymberly Lewis has demonstrated a passion for helping people of all walks of life achieve legal health. As Supervising Paralegal at ProSe Legal, she provides honest, compassionate legal document assistance in the areas of family law, immigration, business formation, estate planning, probate, property transfer, and more. She believes legal document help should be accessible to everyone, not just those who can afford a lawyer.
Linda Jackson has been providing housing assistance for more than ten years. What once began as a small operation done from her kitchen table has grown into one of the Inland Empire’s most vital nonprofits, the Inland Empire Resource Center. Linda is a Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-certified counselor and specializes in connecting low-income individuals with government and nonprofit assistance programs. She aims to empower her community to speak up and seek out the resources they need to thrive.
Brad Baldwin, Esq.
Brad Baldwin has always made it his mission to help others with complex problems. At a provisionally licensed attorney, Brad specializes in real estate law, including landlord-tenant claims, eviction, and more. However, he also has done extensive work with clients of protected classes who need legal accommodations and clients who need expungement and criminal record sealing. Brad continuously looks for ways to give back to his community through pro bono work, education opportunities, and advocacy.
Lanea L. Palmer
Lanea L. Palmer has a passion for ensuring our senior friends and family members receive the comprehensive care that is best for them. As the owner of Perfect for Auntie, Lanea assists clients with identifying the needs of their elderly loved ones and choosing the right housing and care solution for their unique situation. Perfect for Auntie offers a wide variety of elder care options, including assisted living facilities, luxury retirement communities, residential homes, and more.
About the Sponsors
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP:
For more than 30 years, McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP has had a deep history of success, including a $203 million verdict against Wells Fargo Bank, recovery of over $1 billion for its clients, and over 100 contingency cases with recovery of $1 million or more. MWA maintains California offices throughout Southern California, including Ontario and San Bernardino. MWA’s Racial and Economic Justice Practice Group addresses income and wealth disparity issues and discrimination matters in communities of color through litigation, advocacy, and community contact with area leaders and influencers.
Based in Montclair, California, Uplift Church has been a fixture in the community since 1982. Pastor Frank C. Oliver leads Uplift Church where he emphasizes the power of faith-based leadership and activism among his congregants in order to build a stronger community. Pastor Oliver is also an author and is the creator of the “E3 Strategy” which empowers, equips, and educates leaders to encourage them to take control of the systems in place in their city, state, and country and create a more equitable society for all.
If you have general questions in any of the above areas that you would like to have addressed during the clinic, please email them to us at is RacialEconJust@mccunewright.com