OUR MISSION

BayLegal’s mission is to provide meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language or disability.

OUR 2019 IMPACT

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7,000+

People received legal advice and representation to access healthcare and crucial safety net benefits.

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11,000+

Clients and their children found resources and representation to fight back against housing discrimination and eviction.

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10,000+

Victims of violence and their children escaped intimate partner abuse and were awarded more than $5 million in present and future support orders.

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Guide for tenants being sued for pandemic rent debt
26 October 2021

An article by Noah Arroyo published yesterday in the San Francisco Public Press provides a useful overview of critical first steps and frequently asked questions for tenants facing lawsuits in small claims court for unpaid rent during the pandemic. Starting November 1st, landlords seeking to recover unpaid rent will be permitted to sue tenants in …

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Congratulations to BayLegal DEI Manager Mynesha Whyte!
21 October 2021

BayLegal is happy to share the exciting news that DEI Manager Mynesha Whyte has received the “Leader of Tomorrow” award from the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA). This very special honor recognizes Mynesha’s depth of commitment and intention within a dance therapy approach characterized by trauma-informed practices and used as a healing resource for anti-racist …

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