We are ordinary Pasadena Citizens fighting to protect the city we love; our defense of the Civic Center depends on the success of the lawsuit in progress.
Payments go directly to our attorney, Chatten-Brown, Carstens & Minteer, LLP, and are solely used to fund the lawsuit.

You can also mail a check directly to the law firm:

Chatten-Brown, Carstens & Minteer, LLP
2200 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 318
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Attention: Cynthia Kellman
Phone: 310-798-2400

In the "Pay to the order of", please put "Chatten-Brown, Carstens & Minteer, LLP" and in the memo area, please put "Pasadena Civic Center".

Important Note

Please note, your payment is not tax deductible. If the Civic Center Coalition lawsuit is successful and the City of Pasadena is required to pay all or a portion of our attorney fees and costs, all or a portion of your contribution will eventually be returned to you, subject to reduction for your share of any incurred costs that the City is not required to pay. There is no guarantee that the lawsuit will be successful or that the City of Pasadena will be required to pay any or all attorney fees and costs.

The Pasadena Civic Center Coalition, a community-based group of Pasadena citizens, continues its lawsuit filed in the County of Los Angeles Superior Court on September 15, 2016, on environmental grounds alleging that the City of Pasadena violated CEQA, the State Surplus Land Act, and Pasadena Municipal Code.