Lynn Etkins

Chief Development and Marketing Director

Lynn Etkins is responsible for designing and executing the overall fund development and marketing strategy for LAFLA, including core initiatives: Capital Campaign, Annual Fund, Major Gifts and Special Events. She also oversees grants and contracts as well as communication strategies including social media. Lynn was most recently the Associate Executive Director of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. She was directly responsible for community outreach, media relations and fundraising including the organization’s capital campaign. Lynn previously served as the first Executive Director of the Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission. Working directly with Nevada’s courts and legal service providers throughout the state, Lynn developed policies and initiatives to increase the access of low-income Nevadans to the courts. Lynn was a Deputy Public Defender and Deputy District Attorney in California and worked as an Assistant Attorney General in Florida responsible for a wide-variety of consumer protection matters and enforcement of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair and Trade Practices Act. Lynn is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and licensed to practice law in California and Florida.

Office Locations

We also have three Domestic Violence Clinics, located at the Superior Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Courthouse and the Long Beach Courthouse.

LAFLA operates four Self-Help Legal Access Centers located in the Inglewood, Long Beach, Santa Monica and Torrance courthouses.