Through partnerships with Union Rescue Mission and Covenant House, Legal Aid Clinic provides legal assistance to teens and adults who are overcoming homelessness and poverty in Hollywood and Los Angeles.
Through partnerships with Union Rescue Mission and Covenant House of California, the Legal Aid Clinic provides direct legal assistance to teens and adults who are overcoming homelessness and poverty in Hollywood and Los Angeles' Skid Row.
Students assist clients with pressing legal issues that threaten their stability, including:
re-entry legal services, including seeking the dismissal of criminal convictions;
family law issues relating to child support, child custody and visitation;
human trafficking and victim advocacy;
resolution of warrants;
assistance with government benefits;
consumer and debt issues.
Mission Statement: The mission of Pepperdine University School of Law is to provide highly qualified students with a superior legal education. The school seeks to prepare students for positions as counselors, advocates, and judges; as business persons; and as researchers, teachers, and philosophers of the law. These ends are furthered by a program of academic excellence combined with practical experience.