How We Work

With generous support from the legal community, grant makers, foundations, and other donors, Legal Aid at Work provides four main services:

Free legal info, fact sheets

We offer know-your-rights trainings, 100-plus fact sheets, other online resources.

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Clinics, helplines

We provide individualized legal advice and help, by phone and in person.

(956) 374-4065


We bring class and individual actions, limited representation, impact litigation.

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Policy advocacy

We draft and promote laws and policies to strengthen civil and workplace rights.

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Our Programs

Click the photos below to learn what kinds of issues we address and what communities we serve.

Most Recent News

Elizabeth Kristen spoke to leaders in the television industry in Los Angeles about military sexual trauma, its depiction in television and movies, and how it impacts veterans and their return to civilian life, including work. The event was written up...


  When government officials declare that a situation is a disaster, certain specific benefits become available to workers. But many of workers' existing rights also can be helpful in the event of a disaster — including the rights to sick...


  Just in time for this year's Annual Fund Campaign, we have yet another example of how we’re #PuttingJusticetoWork: One of our clinic students from UC Irvine School of law, Jier Dong, just won 100% of his appeal for our...

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