Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

LAFLA Background 
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for poor and low-income individuals in Los Angeles County, and one of the largest public interest law firms in the nation. LAFLA employs more than 60 lawyers and has a total of 175 employees who work in six community-based offices and seven courthouse-based clinics. LAFLA is funded by the Legal Services Corporation, foundations, corporations, law firms and individuals. 

Priorities

  • Supporting families
  • Preserving the home
  • Maintaining economic stability
  • Promoting safety, stability and health
  • Serving populations with special vulnerabilities  
  • Serving populations with special vulnerabilities

Each year, LAFLA provides direct legal assistance to more than 14,000 low-income clients and aided over 55,000 more through referrals and community education. Legal areas of practice include family, Immigration, government benefits, employment, consumer, housing/eviction defense, and community economic development.