Los Angeles Free Legal Aid

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.  


Non-profit Resources:

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles


Government Resources:

Legal Services Corporation



Law School Clinics:

Southwestern Law School Clinics

Children's Rights ClinicImmigration Law ClinicStreet Law Clinic


USC Law School Legal Clinics

  • Immigration Clinic

    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.

  • Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic

    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.

  • International Human Rights Clinic

    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.

  • Mediation Clinic

    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.

  • Post-Conviction Justice Project

    The clinic represents California federal and state inmates in post-conviction issues ranging from parole board hearings to petitions for writ of habeas corpus.

  • Small Business Clinic

    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 
Clinical Program 
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 
Environmental Law 
Globalization and Labor Standards 
Health and Human Rights Law Project 
International Human Rights Law Program ​
International Law 
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

Bar Programs & Academic Success

Business Law Practicum

Cancer Legal Resource Center

Center for Conflict Resolution

Center for Juvenile Law and Policy

Center for Restorative Justice

Center for the Study of Law and Genocide

Civil Justice Program

Disability Rights Legal Center