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Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Legal Aid of Western Michigan is a legal aid society based in Grand Rapids, MI that was founded in 1977. As of 2019 they had $5.2 million in revenue and $2.3 million in assets.

To secure justice and to protect the rights of persons unable to obtain and pay for Legal services by the provision of Legal assistance and counsel to such persons. Provide high quality free civil Legal services to the poor and elderly living in 17 co...

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Program areas at Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Legal Aid of Western Michigan provided direct Legal assistance to 7,250 low income persons and seniors living in its 17 county service area. Over 1,100 persons were provided with extended service - representation in court and with administrative agencies - while over 6,100 were provided with advice or brief service from local offices or the call hotline. In addition, over 20,000 persons benefited from lawm activities with over 2,400 attending community education events or clinics and workshops, an additional 2,000 receiving help through help desks at the courthouse or an internet-based "ask a lawyer" project; and another 9,900 were referred to other sources of Legal assistance or other help.we are proud to report the 2018 pro bono campaign raised over $258,000 in financial contributions. This does not include donations made by private attorneys directly to lawm through the united way ($12,000), nor does it include costs waived by firms/individuals on ...

Form 990s for Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Oct 4, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Aug 12, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,242,227
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$21,892
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$4,888
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,269,007

Vendors for Legal Aid of Western Michigan

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-11-23
████████ ███████Marketing software2020-11-23
██████ ███ █████ ████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-04-20

Personnel at Legal Aid of Western Michigan

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Pamela HoekwaterExecutive Director-Nov. 17, 2020
Molly SchlatterDirector of Finance$86,622Aug. 21, 2019
████ ████Fund Development Director-Nov. 17, 2020
██████ ██ ████████Associate Director of Graduate Admissions and Coordinator - China Law Summer Program - Indiana University-Nov. 17, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Program Operations-Nov. 17, 2020
████ ██████████Pro Bono Program Director-Nov. 17, 2020
█████ █████Director of Community Engagement Grand Rapids Office-Nov. 17, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Litigation Grand Rapids Office-Nov. 17, 2020
████ █████ ██████Deputy Director$105,265Aug. 21, 2019
███████ ████████Treasurer / Director$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and three more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1Legal Services of Eastern Michigan501(c)(3)$3.0 millionFlint, MI
2Lakeshore Legal Aid501(c)(3)$10 millionWarren, MI
3Legal Services of Northern Michigan (LSNM)501(c)(3)$1.7 millionSault Ste Marie, MI
4Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP)501(c)(3)$12 millionYpsilanti, MI
5Partnership for Children's Rights501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew York, NY
6New Mexico State Bar Foundation501(c)(3)$1.4 millionAlbuquerque, NM
7Legal Services of Southern Missouri501(c)(3)$6.1 millionSpringfield, MO
8Children's Legal Services of San Diego A Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation501(c)(3)$3.7 millionSan Diego, CA
9Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services (MO P&A)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionJefferson City, MO
10Inner City Law Center (ICLC)501(c)(3)$10 millionLos Angeles, CA
11The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
12Disability Law Center of Virginia (dLCV)501(c)(3)$3.4 millionRichmond, VA
13Community Legal Services of Mid Florida501(c)(3)$9.4 millionDaytona Beach, FL
14Connecticut Legal Services (CLS)501(c)(3)$14 millionMiddletown, CT
15Nevada Legal Services501(c)(3)$4.6 millionLas Vegas, NV
16Southern Arizona Legal Aid501(c)(3)$5.1 millionTucson, AZ
17Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland501(c)(3)$2.0 millionBaltimore, MD
18Southern Nevada Senior Law Program501(c)(3)$1.6 millionLas Vegas, NV
19Volunteers of Legal Service501(c)(3)$1.6 millionNew York, NY
20Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center (PLA)501(c)(3)$4.9 millionPhiladelphia, PA
21Philadelphia Vip501(c)(3)$1.3 millionPhiladelphia, PA
22Central Virginia Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$2.5 millionRichmond, VA
23Coast To Coast Legal Aid of South Florida501(c)(3)$4.2 millionPlantation, FL
24Coordinated Advice and Referral Program for Legal Services (CARPLS)501(c)(3)$3.0 millionChicago, IL
25Commonwealth Advocacy Project501(c)(3)$1.7 millionHarrisburg, PA