Primary geographic focus: Southern California, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, Direct Services Programs
Tags: Consumer Protection, Domestic Violence, Family, Health Care, HIV/AIDS, Housing: Homelessness, Immigration, Medical-Legal Partnerships, Minorities: Asian/Pacific Islander, Pro Bono, Veterans
Now in its 33rd year of service, PLC’s 35 staff members work with over 1,500 Orange County lawyers, paralegals, law students and other volunteers annually to provide free civil legal services, including: counseling, individual representation, community education, and strategic litigation and advocacy to challenge societal injustices.
PRESS/RESEARCH MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Greg Mellen
The Orange County Register
November 19, 2015
News Story Thy Vo
Voice of Orange County: Investigative News Agency
January 11, 2017
As California immigrants brace themselves for a new presidential administration, legal aid and civil rights advocates have reported an increase in predatory immigration scams throughout the state.
News Story Jeremiah Dobruck
May 13, 2015
Orange County Superior Court Judge Sheila Fell denied the city of Costa Mesa's motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a ban on most long-term stays in motels.
News Story Stephen Ceasar
Los Angeles Times (LA Times)
March 12, 2015
The State Bar of California is considering requiring all law students to do 50 hours of free legal work.
LAAC Member Story Public Interest Law Project (PILP)
August 1, 2014
Also, team of PILP, Public Law Center, and Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips secure $3.5 million for affordable housing projects in the City of Santa Ana.
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