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Legal Aid Society of Orange County & Community Legal Services *

Legal Aid Society of Orange County & Community Legal Services

Organization Description:

The mission of Legal Aid Society of Orange County and Community Legal Services in southeast Los Angeles County is to provide civil legal services to low-income individuals and to promote equal access to the justice system through advocacy, legal counseling, innovative self-help services, in-depth legal representation, economic development and community education.

LASOC provides a full range of legal services, from advice, counsel and brief service to full representation in court, as well as in-depth litigation when necessary. Pro Bono Opportunities: Please contact the program.

  • Counties of Volunteer Opportunity: Los Angeles, Orange
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, Homeless, Housing, Public Benefits, Taxes
  • Populations Served: Children, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, Low Income, Persons with Disabilities, Women, Working poor and unemployed
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Paralegals
  • Need for non-English services: Spanish, Vietnamese
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Does the organization provide malpractice insurance for volunteers? No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Neil Steinkamp

Rebecca Berlow, a corporate attorney, has worked as a volunteer with The Legal Aid Society's Immigration Unit Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") clinics and has assisted the Society with disaster relief efforts, greatly improving their Access to Benefits hotline by developing a new intake system. Learn more

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