As Big Law firms cut checks and pledge more pro bono to fighting racial injustice, some lawyers at smaller firms stepped up their own efforts to directly help protesters this past weekend.
A pro bono alliance to represent arrested protesters has lined up roughly 100 civil litigators, after Guizar, Henderson & Carrazco, a small civil rights firm in the Los Angeles area, partnered with Justice X, a social justice organization, to form the alliance. The group, launched June 5, is called the Protesters Defense Alliance (PDA), and most of its 100 pro bono civil litigators are located in California.
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