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
Thank you to our 2018 Outstanding Volunteers!
Legal Access provides free direct legal assistance to Alameda County’s low-income population by mobilizing volunteer attorneys to provide pro bono service.
Check out the full set of photos from our volunteer appreciation event here.
We can’t do it without you! A special thanks to Legal Access’ 2018 superstar volunteers
Guardianship Day of …Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2019
Contact: Valerie Lescroart, Communications Director, (510) 302-2215
ALAMEDA COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION VOLUNTEER LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NAME CHANGE
Legal Access Alameda
OAKLAND, CA— On January 1, the Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC), announced that they will now be known as Legal Access Alameda.
“We’re simplifying our name to better reflect our goal …Read More
Start Small Bay Area Client Spotlight: My Fashion Design Kit
In 2017, VLSC partnered with Start Small Think Big, a New York nonprofit, to create Start Small Bay Area, a program offering free legal assistance to low- and middle-income entrepreneurs. Focusing on community economic development and business resiliency, SSBA has helped nearly 100 clients since its …Read More
Volunteer Spotlight: Valery Polyakov
Valery Polyakov is a regular volunteer at our Low-Income Landlord clinic. He is a great asset to the program and now also serves as a Supervising Attorney for the clinic.
Why do you volunteer with VLSC?
I initially started to volunteer because I wanted to get some experience practicing law just after passing …Read More