Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States, with a multicultural population spead across hundreds of square miles. Los Angeles free legal help is everywhere, but you have to know where to look.
Law School Clinics:
Southwestern Law School Clinics
USC Law School Legal Clinics
The clinic provides pro bono representation to clients in a variety of immigration cases including asylum, applications for relief under the Violence Against Women Act, and other applications for relief from removal.
A joint project of USC Law, the USC Annenberg Center for Communication, and USC Information Services Division, the clinic represents clients in a wide-ranging set of projects related to cutting-edge issues in intellectual property and technology law.
The International Human Rights Clinic gives students the opportunity to work on projects and cases, both local and international, which confront the most pressing human rights concerns of our day. Under the supervision of Clinic Director Professor Hannah Garry, students seek justice on behalf of victims, hold perpetrators of serious human rights abuses accountable and work towards progressive development of the law. Through this experience, students acquire knowledge and skills for effective international lawyering and human rights advocacy while supporting the critical work of human rights advocates and organizations worldwide.
In the Mediation Clinic, students learn the dispute resolution skills required to become professional mediators, and then apply those skills by mediating actual court cases.
The clinic represents California federal and state inmates in post-conviction issues ranging from parole board hearings to petitions for writ of habeas corpus.
The Small Business Clinic provides basic corporate legal assistance to entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profit organizations, ranging from entity selection and formation to contract drafting.
UCLA Law School Clinics and Programs
Business Law and Policy Program
Center for Law and Economics
Critical Race Studies
David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy
Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment
Empirical Research Group
Entertainment and Media Law and Policy Program
Globalization and Labor Standards
Health and Human Rights Law Project
International Human Rights Law Program
Law and Philosophy Program
Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy
Native Nations Law & Policy
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program
Office of Public Interest Programs
PULSE (Program on Understanding Law, Science, and Evidence)
Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Project
UCLA-RAND Center for Law and Public Policy
Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy
UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate
Loyola Law School Clinics