Supervising Attorney, SSI Disability Rights Advocacy

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Are you interested in using your legal experience and supervisory skills to help low‐income people with disabilities obtain essential benefits to stabilize their living situation? Join BayLegal’s SSI Disability Rights Advocacy team! Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is committed to ensuring fairness in the civil legal system for the most marginalized members of our community …

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BayLegal’s Rebekah Evenson Appointed Alameda County Superior Court Judge

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We are pleased to announce that Governor Newsom has appointed Rebekah Evenson, Bay Area Legal Aid’s Director of Litigation & Advocacy, to be an Alameda County Superior Court Judge. While saddened by the reality that Rebekah will no longer be part of our advocacy team, we know that she will be an amazing judge. Her …

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Faces of BayLegal: Mary Lara

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What better way to start our series of staff profiles than with the woman who has been the face of BayLegal for thousands of clients? Mary Lara’s career supporting legal services began in 1976, and has included 20 years as our Alameda County Office Manager. “I like being around people,” she says of the client …

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BayLegal Launches Alameda County Tenant’s Rights Line

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Tenant's Rights
Oakland, CA – BayLegal’s housing preservation work opens an exciting new chapter this spring with the launch of our Alameda County Tenant’s Rights Line. Our regional housing preservation practice area helps more than 12,000 people each year stay in their homes and fight housing discrimination, illegal evictions, and foreclosures. Now this work gains a powerful new tool to …

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