In an Op-ED for PublicCEO, Ryan Griffith, Attorney & Receiver at the Bay Area Receivership Group discusses his experience creating the Neighborhood Law Program (“NLP”) for Vallejo, CA in 2013.
Coming at a time when Vallejo had just filed municipal bankruptcy, blight was not a high priority and the bandwidth to address was non-existent.
NLP leveraged “recent law school grads” that “are young, scrappy, hungry and eager to find ways to build their resume” to address blight.
To view the Op-Ed, please click here.
To access the NLP program on Vallejo’s website, please click here.