LevittQuinn Family Law Center 2018 Annual Report
Our Reach LevittQuinn is a nonprofit family law center protecting children and standing with family members in crisis. Just over half of our clients are employed, yet 59% gross less than $2000 per month. Many have jobs without fixed schedules, no paid time off, or risk losing their position for requesting time away. We continually strive to make it easier for them to access our services. Thanks to partnerships, volunteers, and technology, we currently provide free and lowcost legal services at the following locations throughout Los Angeles County: 1. Our own office in Echo Park. 2. Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in Downtown LA, with partner LACBA's Veterans Project. 3. At Jenesse Center, Inc.'s Leimert Park office. 4. Via videoconference to connect to Families Uniting Families in Long Beach. 5. Via videonference to connect to the San Fernando Rescue Mission in Northridge.
We'd like to develop a presence in the San Gabriel Valley and in the Antelope Valley.
Map via http://housing.lacounty.gov/
Our Impact in 2018
1989 clients served
Over $1.8 million worth of free and lowcost legal services
2819 minors impacted
Staff closed 489 cases in 2018 478 clients developed an understanding of their legal rights and responsibilities
84 parents were able to obtain or increase custody of their children
$2,137,387 worth of financial benefit secured for our client households via child support orders
Successful adoptions resulted in 43 new families
77 parents improved a relationship with the other parent, their child, or both
36 clients reduced the threat of future domestic abuse
10 reduced their risk of homelessness
Attorneys and volunteers made 268 appearances on behalf of 151 clients
Over 60 volunteers... donated over $685,727 worth of time.
Our 2018 Funders Legacy Circle, $50,000+ Bill & Dinah Ruch Family Foundation Weingart Foundation
Platinum Circle, $20,000+ Toyota Financial Services Jaffe and Clemens
Gold Circle, $10,000+ Union Bank Foundation Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein LLP First Foundation Kolodny Law Group
Silver Circle, $7,000+ Alternative Resolution Centers, LLC Blank Rome LLP City National Bank Frankel Reichman & Rizzo LLP Gursey | Schneider LLP Harris ● Ginsberg LLP
The Levitt Family Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers LLP Signature Resolution Hon. Jill S. Robbins (Ret.) and Robert W. Eisfelder Hon. Aviva K. Bobb (Ret.) and Ian Russ Leichter Leichter-Maroko LLP O'Melveny & Myers LLP Pines Law Group White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, & Hunt LLP
Our 2018 Finances Each year, LevittQuinn works with accounting firm and pro bono partner Gursey | Schneider LLP to conduct an audit of our finances. In accordance with our strategic goals, we remain committed to transparency, efficient resource allocation, and at the heart of it all, a client-centered approach to operations.
Breakdown of Finances: Program Services: 81.73% Supporting Services: 11.45% Fundraising Expenses: 6.82%
Board of Directors Hon. Aviva K. Bobb (Ret.) - President Private Judge, Alternative Resolution Centers LLC Cheryl Hoelting - Vice President Retired Family Law Attorney Elizabeth Potter Scully - Secretary Partner, Jacobson Scully LLP Michael Levitt - Treasurer Retired Attorney Hon. Keith M. Clemens (Ret.) Private Judge, ADR Services, Inc. David Deaton Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP Jeffrey N. Eisfelder Managing Director, First Foundation Advisors Ira M. Friedman Partner, Friedman & Friedman Gwen Goldbloom VP of Global Marketing, Fox21 Television Studios Stephen J. Henning Founding Partner, Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP Leena S. Hingnikar Partner, Walzer Melcher LLP Jeffery S. Jacobson Partner, Jacobson Scully LLP Scott Klopert Partner, Klopert & Ravden LLP Alexandra Leichter Partner, Leichter Leichter-Maroko LLP Spencer Lugash Attorney & Real Estate Broker, Lugash Law Center
Juliet Markowitz Partner, Tatro Tekosky Sadwick LLP Ziva Naumann Organization Co-Founder (Retired Office Administrator) Cari M. Pines Partner, Pines Law Group Jaye-Jo Portanova Psychiatrist, Private Practice Clinical Forensic Psychiatry Hon. Joseph Quinn Judge, San Francisco Superior Court Lorna Mouton Riff Director of Forensic & Financial Services, CBIZ MHM Andrea Kushner Ross Senior Vice President & Director, Bernstein Private Wealth Management Dinah Ruch Retired Family Law Attorney Warren R. Sacks Senior Partner, White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt, LLP Hon. Robert Schnider (Ret.) Private Judge, Alternative Resolution Centers LLC Joseph Spirito Partner, McGaughey & Spirito Taylor Williams Independent Film Producer Bonnie Yaeger Family Law Attorney and Mediator, Law & Mediation Office of Bonnie H. Yaeger
Leadership Council Amanda Fleming - Chair Attorney at Law Jose Pomposo Barajas Barnes & Thornburg, LLP Ann Marie DeSimone Klopert & Ravden LLP Ashlee Hamilton Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Steve Mindel Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt & Klein, LLP Forrest Mosten Mosten Mediation
Michael Petty Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers Ricky Rozen Carlton Fields Heather Serden Above the Glass Michael Winestone COMPASS | Beverly Hills James Whiggam The Attorney Group, PLC & The Law Office of James Whiggam Tess Wolff Klopert & Ravden LLP
Staff Ana M. Storey Executive Director Sharon Hulse Director of Operations Lucia Reyes Director of Legal Services Anastasia Finney Administrative Assistant
Elvia D. Cruz Staff Attorney Becky Miller Staff Attorney/Volunteer Coordinator Nalleli Sandoval Staff Attorney Alice Nguyen Staff Attorney
Cruz Gomez Legal Assistant Jannina Archila Legal Assistant Alegna Gómez Legal Assistant