Congratulations to Chuck Siegal for being a recipient of the Legal Aid Association of California’s Award of Merit. The award, honoring individuals dedicated to providing legal assistance and equal access to justice to low-income Californians, recognizes Mr. Siegal’s long and distinguished service on the board of the Disability Rights Legal Center and his career-long dedication to the rights of the disabled.
The Legal Aid Association of California is the statewide membership organization of legal services nonprofit groups, providing advocacy, training and support on behalf of those in need.
Mr. Siegal is past president of the Western Law Center for Disabilities Rights, which presents an annual award in his honor. He has been a trustee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and has chaired a number of its committees, including the Amicus Briefs Committee and the Legislative Activity Committee, and has served on the boards of the East Los Angeles Association of Retarded Citizens and the Western Center on Law and Poverty.