The Counsel for Justice:
Moving the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Agenda Forward
Click Here to read this article by Colleen Hart and Lana Manganiello.
(Originally published as the “LACBA Matters” column in the December 2021 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine)
SPECIAL NOTE ON CURRENT OPERATIONS:
Domestic Violence Legal Services Project
At this time, all services are provided remotely. Please call (213) 624-3665 to request services. Project Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Immigration Legal Assistance Project
The Immigration Legal Assistance Project assists individuals Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 to 3:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. Masks are required to enter the ILAP office.
Veterans Legal Services Project
Our Veterans Legal Services Project ("VLSP") continues to operate remotely to assist veterans, reservists, and active-duty military personnel with traffic and criminal record clearing, military discharge upgrades, small business and entrepreneur transactional matters, and family law matters. For program inquiries and intake on new matters, please call (213) 896-6537 or email email@example.com.
All in-person clinics are currently suspended at this time. This information will be updated when we resume in-person services.
AIDS Legal Services Project
Our AIDS Legal Services Project continues to operate with both phone and online intake of all new and ongoing matters. Please call (213) 833-6776 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. After screening and intake, we are continuing to provide pro bono referrals and followup assistance in the areas of advance planning, tenant advocacy, debt relief, healthcare access and discrimination and accommodation.
*The telephone numbers and contact information for each Project are also contained in the regular links provided on this website.
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Counsel for Justice brings together law firms, foundations, corporations, donors and volunteers in support of a more just LA. Together, we stand at the forefront of providing equal access to legal services in our community by raising funds and directly contributing at the frontlines of justice in four key areas: domestic violence, support of our veterans, immigration assistance and AIDS services.
With over 50 years of service as the charitable arm of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, our efforts have raised millions of dollars in giving and impacted hundreds of thousands of lives with better, more powerful paths to justice.
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