Allen Matkins attorneys do pro bono work for a simple but compelling reason: to make the legal system accessible and fair, especially to the poor and disadvantaged and to the nonprofit organizations that serve them. In 2015, Allen Matkins provided pro bono services to individuals seeking asylum or debt relief, victims of domestic violence, members of the U.S.
Allen Matkins once again set high marks in this year’s “Food from the Bar” fundraising campaign, competing against other regional law firms to help raise funds for families in need. The firm’s Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco offices each participated in their respective regions, raising a total of nearly $14,000 for local charities.
Allen Matkins is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Chief Operating Officer Ralph Allen. Based out of the Orange County office, Ralph started his new position on May 4. He succeeds Michael Palmer who will be retiring this year after 10 years of service with the firm. Prior to arriving at Allen Matkins,
On May 3, 2015, Allen Matkins attorneys and staff will participate in the OC Marathon which supports the Orange County Bar Foundation, a non-profit committed to keeping at-risk youth out of jail, in school, healthy, and drug free through education, counseling, and mentoring. The 18 runners/walkers who participate in this year’s full or half marathon, or
Allen Matkins was awarded the “Betty Bartley Angel with a Heart Award” by the Orange County Council on Aging, recognizing the firm’s generous assistance with its SmileMakers program over the holidays. Pamela L. Andes accepted the award on behalf of the firm from Lisa Wright Jenkins, President and CEO of Orange County Council on Aging
Allen Matkins recently received the 2015 AT&T Legal Department Diversity Award in the medium law firm category. The fourth annual award recognizes one small, medium and large firm nationally for their activities and accomplishments promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Allen Matkins and the small and large firm recipients were honored at AT&T’s
Supporters Mark Hattam and Heather Riley share how the Rachel’s Women’s Center helps homeless and very low-income women in San Diego get back on their feet. The center provides a safe, supportive, sober environment for women with few or no resources to gather, begin and continue self-help efforts.