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Mission Statement

Bet Tzedek is a non-profit agency that provides high quality free legal assistance to eligible, needy residents throughout Los Angeles County, regardless of their racial, religious or ethnic background. For the people who are Bet Tzedek--the lawyers and non-lawyers, staff members and volunteers, contributors and clients--our mission is to pursue equal justice for all.

Description

Bet Tzedek Legal Services is a non-profit organization that provides free, expert legal advice and representation to low-income residents of Los Angeles County in the following areas:

  • Conservatorship
  • Elder Abuse Restraining Orders
  • Senior Center Outreach
  • Medical-Legal Partnership
  • Family Caregiver Rights
  • Holocaust Survivors' Services
  • Employment Rights
  • Low-Income Tax Advocacy
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Statutory Wills
  • Advance Health Care Directives
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Impact Litigation and Advocacy
  • Guardianship
  • Housing
  • Government Benefits

Bet Tzedek sets the standard for innovation in public interest law. Our pioneering projects combine direct legal representation with powerful outreach, education, and legislative advocacy. The result is a vital lifeline: equal access to justice for over 15,000 low-income Angelenos every year. In partnership with the public, private, and non-profit sectors, we are innovators in addressing the root causes of poverty and exploitation. Our legal expertise and capacity to effect positive, sustainable social change continues to garner national attention.

In addition to having a staff of over 60 individuals, Bet Tzedek makes extensive use of volunteers in a variety of capacities.

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http://www.bettzedek.org

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