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We have a strong commitment to holistic legal aid for low-income residents. Community Legal Aid SoCal promotes equal access to the justice system through advocacy, self-help services, community education, legal counseling and representation. We provide free, high-quality civil legal services to society’s most vulnerable members, whose human rights and basic needs are jeopardized and for whom significant barriers to justice exist.

Defending civil liberties and protecting equal access to justice since 1958

Domestic Violence, a Hidden Side Effect of the PandemicOct. 20, 2020

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Kate Marr, Executive Director writes, "There is a side effect of the pandemic that is not necessarily in plain sight, except to those who are directly affected by it. Long an issue, a crime, that goes in and out of the spotlight, incidents of Domestic Violence have not been as visible in the news and on social media during the pandemic as the that of (un)employment and housing concerns."...Read More