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Service Model

LACLJ strives to provide holistic, trauma-informed services. In addition to meeting clients’ diverse legal needs, LACLJ provides clients with safety planning, psycho-education and social service referrals through its Community Care Advocacy Program.


LACLJ empowers individuals to secure long- term solutions that result in stable families, violence-free homes, and strong communities. We believe that legal education, advocacy and representation can be the difference between adversity and opportunity and that meaningful access to justice improves lives.


LACLJ provides personalized legal services to survivors of interpersonal violence and vulnerable youth. Since 1973, LACLJ has sought to meet the legal needs of populations that face multiple barriers to accessing the court. Located in East LA, LACLJ serves individuals throughout Los Angeles County, with a focus on low-income and primarily immigrant and Latino communities in East and Southeast Los Angeles.


LACLJ serves the community through a team of 30 staff members; half are attorneys with an average of nine years of experience. LACLJ attorneys are trained to provide comprehensive and culturally competent services.

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