Mission: To provide access to the civil justice system through quality legal services, encompassing practical solutions, to low income, vulnerable and otherwise underserved residents of marin county.
Programs: General legal services are provided both directly by legal aid staff and by attorneys in the local community who volunteer their time. Lam schedules clinics, targets populations that typically seek our services and attempts to bring our services, whenever possible, as close to residents as is practical. Services include civil legal matters primarily focused on housing, employment, consumer, family and civil rights laws.
equal access a few of the special projects that we have initiated and still operate include; the mandatory settlement conference for residential eviction matters, the marin community court, the marin healthy homes project and other impact work. Each is designed to prevent unfortunate consequences before the legal system fully engages.
seniors legal aid serves well over 300 older adult households in marin each year. We provide presentations on how to avoid scams and financial elder abuse. We are a member agency of the marin county financial abuse specialist team.