Whether you want to give back, want some experience, or just need to kick the boredom, we’re working hard to increase our virtual pro bono activities at Legal Access Alameda (formerly VLSC). This list is current as of August 2020, but we’re moving rapidly to meet the needs of our community by offering more …Read More
In 2019, BALI community attorneys performed 3250 hours of pro bono work!
In the midst of all the bad news circulating, we’re proud to share the impact our BALI attorneys are making in our community. BALI │ Bay Area Legal Incubator is a coaching community for solo attorneys dedicated to providing affordable legal services and promoting …Read More
Spotlight: ACBA Members and Legal Access Volunteers Jocelyn Sperling and Janice Cho
An immigration attorney at our local nonprofit partner, Centro Legal de la Raza, contacted us with an urgent request for assistance in a case involving a Salvadoran mother (“Marta”) seeking custody of her daughter (“Nidia”), age 17. Custody is a prerequisite for Nidia’s eligibility …Read More
Hanging out with the Oakland A’s
ACBA and Legal Access CEO Tiela Chalmers and Legal Access Director Christina Wiellette had the remarkable opportunity to visit the A’s along with other community leaders, hit some balls, and hear some inside A’s news. The A’s Group Sales department invited those of us who arrange large group trips to …Read More
Legal Access Alameda (the organization formerly known as Volunteer Legal Services Corporation, in Oakland, California) invites your firm to consider joining the LEGAL FIRST RESPONDERS™ program Corps!
One of the most critical lessons learned in the past twelve months has been how critical it is to be prepared to offer free legal services to the public …Read More