All LAFLA offices will be closed from Friday, December 22, 2023, through Monday, January 1, 2024. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Our Self-Help Centers and Domestic Violence Clinics will remain open. For more information on available services click here.


Todas las oficinas de LAFLA estarán cerradas desde el viernes 22 de diciembre del 2023 hasta el lunes 1 de enero del 2024. Nuestras oficinas reabrirán el martes 2 de enero del 2024.

Nuestros Centros de Acceso Legal de Autoayuda y Clínicas de Violencia Doméstica permanecerán abiertos. Para obtener más información sobre los servicios disponibles, haga clic aquí.

(800) 399-4529

Michael D. Polanichka

Director of Information and Technology

Michael D. Polanichka

Michael Polanichka oversees the day-to-day operations of LAFLA’s IT Department which includes all hardware, software, and network infrastructure. He also works on a daily basis with vendors and contractors to provide the most up-to-date, secure network and best equipment for LAFLA employees to better serve their clients.

Prior to joining LAFLA, Michael was the director of technology for another legal aid program, Neighborhood Legal Services, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He obtained his undergraduate degree in information technology from Youngstown State University.