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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

Yoana Rodriguez is a lawyer from Guatemala whose main interest lies with human rights, specifically with indigenous communities and women’s rights. Rodriguez volunteers regularly at The Advocates for Human Rights on their National Asylum Help Line, or Linea de Ayuda Nacional de Asilo. LEARN MORE

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