Founded in 1965, NLSLA serves Los Angeles County and is one of the largest and most prominent public interest law offices in California.
Organization Website

Twitter: @NLSLA
Facebook: Facebook
Primary geographic focus: Southern California, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: LSC Grantees, IOLTA-Funded, IOLTA Field Programs
Tags: Benefits, Consumer Protection, Domestic Violence, Health Care, Housing: Discrimination, Housing: Eviction, Housing: Foreclosure, Housing: Landlord-Tenant, Immigration, Medical-Legal Partnerships
Acronym or short name: NLSLA

Founded in 1965 as part of the nation’s War on Poverty, NLSLA is now one of the largest and most prominent public interest law offices in California. NLSLA specializes in areas of the law that disproportionately impact the poor, including housing, public benefits, healthcare, immigration, family law, and workers’ rights, providing free assistance to more than 100,000 individuals throughout Los Angeles County.

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)



PRESS/RESEARCH MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCE

News Story

Lawsuit blames transport giant LogistiCare for missed appointments and injuries suffered by Medi-Cal patients

Soumya Karlamangla
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 22, 2017
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles sued LogistiCare, which provides transportation for Medi-Cal patients.

News Story

After 30 years as a homeless shelter, the former Fiesta Motel in North Hollywood comes down

Doug Smith
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
July 5, 2016
Valley Shelter represents the 30-year evolution of how we as a society have responded to homelessness.

News Story

More people are being illegally billed for charges not paid by Medi-Cal

Lisa Zamosky
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
September 18, 2015
As illegal healthcare billing practices increase, call volumes double at California legal aid offices.

News Story

A Big Test for Janet Yellen: Stop the OneWest-CIT Merger

Peter Dreier
Huffington Post
June 19, 2015
Community and legal aid groups ask Janet Yellen to halt a takeover of Pasadena-based OneWest Bank due to reckless lending practices and improper use of government subsidies.

News Story

Man posing as attorney lied to immigrants seeking legal help

Kate Linthicum
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
June 2, 2015
Jesus Lozano has been repeatedly taken before the court and ordered not to provide legal services, and continues to violate court orders.

News Story

Victims of fake San Fernando Valley immigration lawyer due restitution

Los Angeles Daily News (LA Daily)
March 18, 2015
Jesus Lozano, who was practicing immigration law without a license, will be forced to pay restitution to his victims.




TRAININGS FROM THIS SOURCE

Help for Self Represented Domestic Violence Victims in Family Court

Oct 30, 2017
This webinar will help those who work with survivors increase their capacity to assist survivors in successfully seeking relief in family court.
MCLE: 1 hour
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Ethics for Self-Help Service Providers

Trains trainers to be able to provide up to four hours of review of ethical requirements for paralegals and attorneys working in court-based self-help programs.
MCLE: 1.5 hours (Legal Ethics)


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