Feature 1


People received legal advice and representation to access fair and affordable financial services and protect themselves from deceptive lending practices.

Feature 2


People were able to keep their homes they otherwise would have lost to housing discrimination, illegal evictions or foreclosures.

Feature 3


Victims of violence and their children escaped intimate partner abuse and were awarded $6.6 million in present and future support orders.

This success is only possible with your support. DONATE TODAY

Introducing Our New Executive Director
14 March 2018

Genevieve Richardson named as BayLegal’s Executive Director Managing Attorney who oversaw firm’s work in Contra Costa, Marin, and Napa counties elected by Board of Directors to top post. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakland, CA – Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) has appointed its first female Executive Director, Genevieve Richardson. The appointment was made official on International …

Read More

2017 in Review: BayLegal’s Litigation Docket
16 January 2018

Each year, BayLegal’s dedicated team of attorneys and advocates work with tens of thousands of our Bay Area neighbors to build healthier, safer, and more stable lives. Our advocates fight back when we learn about policies that are pushing families to the edge of homelessness, practices that prevent domestic violence survivors from achieving safety, and …

Read More