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My Love Letter to Legal Aid


Tanya with her best friend, Carly.

January 14, 2022

by Tanya Pietrkowski

Tanya is leaving CARPLS Legal Aid to venture on her own as a fundraising consultant for small nonprofits and artists. She spent 11 proud years at the organization growing support more deeply among the legal and business community and increasing CARPLS’ recognition.

If not now, when is the premise and how is the question. This idea occurred to […]

My Love Letter to Legal Aid2022-01-14T10:50:15-06:00

What We Have Learned This Past Year


December 26, 2021

We want to take a moment to reflect on our blessings and the challenges we are witnessing as we reach the end of 2021, a year that has flown by so fast.

Our mission has always been to ensure that everyone has help facing their legal issues. The need has become more pressing with the rise of unemployment, evictions, family law issues, probate issues, debt, and more.


What We Have Learned This Past Year2022-01-06T14:05:49-06:00

Meet Supervising Attorney Kathleen Callahan


November 29, 2021

On October 18, 2021, CARPLS launched the first-ever Virtual Help Desk with the Municipal Court Advice Desk (MCAD), where we provide real time legal services to clients using Zoom.

Meet Kathleen Callahan, Supervisor of MCAD, and learn more about the work we’re doing to help clients in the courts during the pandemic.

Kathleen is dedicated and committed to our clients and CARPLS. She brings excellent skills as an […]

Meet Supervising Attorney Kathleen Callahan2021-12-02T15:33:10-06:00