Western Center on Law and Poverty *

  • Location:
    3701 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 208
    Los Angeles, CA 90010-2809
  • Phone: (213) 487-7211
  • Fax: (213) 487-0242
  • Website: http://www.wclp.org

Organization Description:

Western Center fights for justice and system-wide change to secure housing, healthcare and a strong safety net for low-income Californians.

The Center offers support in several areas, including: as co-counsel for broad impact cases, technical assistance to other advocates, coordinating statewide task forces for health/welfare and housing, training, preparing educational materials and legislative and administrative advocacy. Please contact Dick Rothschild, Director of Litigation. Note: WCLP's pro bono opportunities are intermittent and usually for co-counseling on large cases.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: California
  • Area of law: Health, Housing, Public Benefits, Welfare, Health Care, Housing. Please contact the program directly.
  • Populations Served: Low Income, Working poor and unemployed, all counties served
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Nonlitigation Projects, Paralegals
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Malpractice insurance is provided 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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