Monday, December 22, 2014
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The Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) is the statewide membership organization for the almost 100 nonprofits funded through IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) grants by the State Bar of California. Capitalizing on its structure as a membership organization, LAAC naturally takes on the role of advocating on behalf of this group of nonprofits. LAAC facilitates communication and coordination between programs, trains in core substantive areas, analyzes best practices, and assesses and improves the effectiveness of the delivery of legal aid in California, including working strategically to support rural and small programs and meet the needs of under-served populations.


Meet Sylvia Tsai, our 2014 Dan Bradley Fellow!

Interning at the Foreclosure Prevention Advocacy Project of Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) as a Dan Bradley Fellow was an extremely rewarding part of my legal education. The fellowship was a major encouragement in my endeavor in the public sector. Serving the community, especially reaching out to the rural areas, not only exposed me to the big picture of public service, but also taught me invaluable lessons about life.
Read Sylvia's story here!

LAAC’s three core program areas are:

  1. Advocacy, which focuses on increasing funding to support legal services;
  2. Training and Coordination within the California IOLTA Community, consisting of in-person conferences, online trainings, statewide meetings, and online resource sharing; and
  3. Member Services, including discounts on trainings, software, and interpretation services.
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Please see for resources and trainings if you are a volunteer attorney, legal services advocate, law student or faculty advising low income and disadvantaged clients.