Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles helps eligible individuals with barriers that stand in the way of them having gainful employment. We may be able to help with:
- Comprehensive services to clean a criminal record through expungement and Prop 47 petitions
- Ban the Box or Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance violations
Need help getting a copy of your criminal record? Read this how-to guide.
IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, we are temporarily suspending intakes for expungement-related matters. Please check back to see when we will resume our expungement-related intakes.
In the meantime, please refer to our partner organizations for assistance with expungement-related matters:
A New Way of Life Reentry Project (ANWOL), which offers clinics, legal advice, and representation.
- Address: PO BOX 875288, Los Angeles, CA 90087
- Phone: (323) 563-3575
- Fax: (323) 563-3445
- Email: email@example.com
Youth Justice Coalition (YJC), which offers clinics and community programs including support groups and access to Transformative Justice circles (not necessarily only for youth).
- Address: 7625 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90001
- Phone: (323) 235-4243
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service (LACBA), which refers lawyers.
- Phone: (213) 243-1525
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IMPORTANT: Many of our clinics are suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate your patience and understanding.
Virtual Expungement Clinic
2nd Tuesday, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
All participants must be pre-screened for our services and pre-registered for our clinics. Call 1-800-399-4529 for screening and registration.