EBCLC 2013-2014 Annual Report

EBCLC thanks our generous law firm donors, including the following top donors:

  • Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Chavez & Gertler, LLP
  • Gillin, Jacobsen, Ellis & Larsen
  • Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Oberman, Satterly & Bosl Foundation
  • Kemnitzer, Barron & Krieg
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson P.C.
  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
  • Morrison & Foerster Foundation
EBCLC Campaign for the Future

Legal Services & Outreach

Services at our Neighborhood Justice Clinic 3130 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley   map

Workers’ Rights Clinic

Weekly clinic for low-wage workers.

Workers' Rights Schedule

Calendario en Español

Tenants’ Rights Workshops

Weekly community workshops for low-income tenants.

Call (510) 548-4040 for the current schedule

General Legal Clinic

Limited assistance with legal issues relating to homelessness, consumer law, DMV problems, small claims cases, tort defense, and more.

General Legal Clinic Information

Services at Community Sites

Clean Slate Clinic & Info

Criminal records assistance. Locations in Oakland and Hayward.

Clean Slate Clinic Information

Juvenile Reentry Legal Services

Reentry Voting Rights

Reentry Legal Services & Voting Information

Debt Collection Defense Clinic

Weekly clinic for debt collection issues at the Alameda County Courthouse.

Debt Collection Defense Clinic information

Latest News & Publications

Staff Attorney – Immigration Practice; application deadline: March 27, 2015 (3/6/15). announcement

Summer 2015 Consumer Justice Clinic Law Student Internship – application deadline: rolling (2/23/15). announcement

Statement by the East Bay Community Law Center in solidarity with the #blacklivesmatter protests in Berkeley, CA (12/9/14). Statement

Summer 2015 Law Student Internship – application deadline: March 31, 2015 (12/3/14). announcement

EBCLC Statement About the Killing of Michael Brown and the Protests in Ferguson (8/20/14). statement

EBCLC to host four Employment Opportunity Legal Corps (EOLC) Reentry Legal Service Fellows fellows (8/1/14). announcement

Historic Lawsuit Settled on Behalf of Albany Housing Advocates and 28 Residents of the Albany Bulb (4/23/14). press release  video

Lawsuit Charges that California Department of Social Services Policy Illegally Denies Work Clearance to Thousands of Qualified California Job Applicants (4/10/14). press release

“High Cost, Young Age: Sentencing Youth to a Life of Debt” by Staff Attorney Kate Weisburd (4/9/14). Huffington Post

Lawsuit Demands That Welfare Agencies Provide Mandated Welfare-to-Work Services to Needy Families (03/17/14). press release

EBCLC Submits Comprehensive Report to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to change the future of debt collection (2/28/14). press release

Albany Bulb Residents Sue to Stop Eviction (11/13/13). read: SF Gate Contra Costa Times

The Obamacare Opportunity: EBCLC & Next Generation Offer 5-Step Plan for Implementing the Affordable Care Act to Improve Health, Reduce Hardship, and Grow the Economy for All Californians. see the report

EBCLC’s Fair Debt Bill Is Now State Law—Governor Brown signs SB 233, the Fair Debt-Buying Practices Act. press release