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Bonnie Hough

Judicial Council of California
Principal Managing Attorney
Sausalito, CA
Bonnie Rose Hough is the Managing Attorney for the Center for Families, Children & the Courts of the Judicial Council of California and oversees its Access to Justice, Self Help, Family Law, Domestic Violence, and Tribal/State programs. She manages the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Pilot project and the Equal Access Fund providing over $26 million in funding for legal services agencies. She also manages three grant programs providing over $30.2 million funding for court based, attorney supervised, self-help centers. She supervises an extraordinary team that developed the California Courts On-Line Self-Help Center, contains extensive legal information and step by step guides in English and Spanish. The site is used by over 5 million people per year. Her team also develops document assembly programs which are currently used by over 70,000 people per year to complete their court forms.