Alameda County
Bar Association



Become a Legal Access volunteer!

To learn more about our programs and clinics, please visit the What We Do page. 

For attorneys


  • Must be in good standing with the California State Bar.

    • If you an attorney barred in another state, you must apply for moral character determination with the State Bar and meet additional requirements per California Rules of Court 9.45

    • If you are retired or an inactive member of the State Bar, you may volunteer through the California State Bar Pro Bono Practice Program

  • Complete a Volunteer Enrollment Form, found on our website

  • Email your completed & signed enrollment form and a current resume to Amarilis Medrano at

For law school graduates and paralegals

Legal Access has limited volunteering opportunities for paralegals and law school graduates, please follow the enrollment instructions above and send any questions to

For law school students

CLASP: Legal Access has volunteering opportunities at our monthly CLASP clinic for intake, handling client flow, and drafting simple letters and forms under the supervision of an attorney. Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese preferred.