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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.

 

Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 9 a.m to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.

  • County(s) 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, 9 a.m to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Volunteer Profile

Kate Powers is an associate in the litigation department at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. She holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School where she served as a Notes Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. She currently volunteers with Her Justice in New York. Read More

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