IN PERSON: Lawyers in the Library

We are no longer taking In-Person Lawyers in the Library requests for Friday, April 26, 2024.  We “may” be able to accommodate walk-ins for Employment Law, Immigration, and Personal Injury. When we resume in-person requests, we will be scheduling for May 17, 2024.   Meanwhile, we highly recommend that you consult with a reference librarian by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., via live chat service at https://calcountylawlib.libanswers.com, or by phone at 213-785-2513. 

IN-PERSON:

Currently scheduled dates:

  • Friday, April 26
  • Friday, May 17
  • Friday, June 21
  • Friday, July 19
  • Friday, August 16
  • Friday, September 20
  • Friday, October 25
  • Friday, November 15
  • NO LITL in December

Location:

                LA Law Library-Main Branch

                301 W. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Notice: Arrive early!  Downtown parking and traffic can be challenging and our attorneys are generally fully scheduled for the duration of the program. If you are late, we may not be able to provide you a consultation. 


TOPICS:

Areas of law that are usually covered, either by telephone or in person, include:

  • Challenging Government Agency Decisions (Writs)
  • Children’s Court
  • Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Conservatorships
  • Contracts (formation and breach)
  • Credit Card/Debt Collection
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce and Child Custody/Support
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
  • Elder Abuse Restraining Orders
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianship of Estate
  • Guardianship of the Person
  • Immigration
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Personal Injury/Auto Accident
  • Probate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Small Business
  • Small Claims

PLEASE NOTE: We can address a broader range of issues telephonically than in-person. If a volunteer lawyer isn’t available for your consultation in-person, we may ask you to sign up for a telephonic consultation.

A few things you should know:

Each person is allowed two consultations per calendar year.

This program is not a substitute for legal representation.

Attorneys will provide advice about filling out forms but will not fill out your forms.

We do our best to facilitate helpful consultations but cannot provide guaranties, given the popularity of the program, the dependence on volunteers and the broad range of issues.

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:

LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Hours / Location

LA Law Library
301 W. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-785-2529
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Hours:

Monday - Friday:
8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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