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CCLS Newsletters

Below are links to several e-newsltters and Annual Reports from Columbus Community Legal Services.

May 2014
May 2013
May 2012

CCLS News Archive

Below are links to various links to stories, which were posted about CCLS, as well as the students and faculty who are part of the various clinics.

CUA Alumna Joins Columbus Community Legal Services (CCLS)

Clinic Student Follows Challenging Case Through Graduation

Students Honored for Dedication to the Columbus Community Legal Services

CUA Law Professor Faith Mullen and CUA Department Chair of Sociology Dr. Pumar Release Report on Poverty

Law School Hosts Federal Clemency Conference

Managing Director of CCLS appointed to the Taxpayers Advocacy Panel, Tax Clinic awarded grant

CUA Law's Clemency Program featured in Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Two Clients from CUA Law's Innocence Project Clinic & Clemency Project had their Sentences Commuted by President Obama

3L, Brian Connor, Wins Essay Contest on Topic of Growing Need for Attorneys to work with the Elderly Poor

CUA Law Student Published by The People's Law Library

The British are coming . . . the British are coming . . . CUA Law Hosts Law Exchange Students from England

CUA Law Alumnus and Professor Work with CUA School of Nursing and Other CUA Schools to Develop an Interdisciplinary Training Video for Nurses

Columbus School of Law Hosts 8th Annual Protective Services Conference

Two CUA Law Professors Recognized on Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll

Law School’s Clemency Clinic Praised, Encouraged, and Supported by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

Law School’s Clinical Training Program Elevates to #14 in Latest US News Rankings

Clinical Skills Provide a Big Boost, Say Alumni

CUA Lawyer, Winter 2011 “A Century of Excellence”

A ‘Collaborative Hierarchy’ that Still Delivers:
Columbus Community Legal Services, Fall 2010

Clinic Students Help Prepare Delivered Meals to People with Serious Illness

Columbus Community Legal Services Receives
Largest Single Donation in its History, Spring 2010

Clinic Students Celebrate Government’s U-Turn on Immigrant’s Status, Fall 2009

CUA Lawyer, Fall-Winter 2005 “35 Years, Columbus Community Legal Services”

CUA Lawyer, Fall-Winter 2003 “These Hours are Billed to Compassion and Caring”

Washington Lawyer Article, February 2000, available at

Advocacy for the Elderly Students Win National Recognition

Clinic Wins Appeal for Tenant

Foster Mother Cuts Red Tape for Child, Spring 1973

Legal Aid Society Continues to Grow, Spring 1968


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Columbus Community Legal Services
3602 John McCormack Rd. NE
Washington, D.C. 20064
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Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: 202-319-6788


Paul Kurth
Managing Director,
Columbus Community Legal Services