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Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles (NLS-LA)

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

NLS-LA is a legal aid society based in Glendale, CA that was founded in 1965. As of 2019 they had $16 million in revenue and $9.6 million in assets.

Neighborhood Legal Services is a steadfast advocate for individuals, families and communities throughout Los Angeles County.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Neighborhood Legal Services Of Los Angeles County.

+1 800-433-6251
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Program areas at NLS-LA

NLSLA provides free legal assistance to low-income persons who reside in Los Angeles County on civil matters that particularly impact the poor including housing, family and domestic violence, public benefits, health, immigration, employment, workforce development, education, community economic development and consumer rights. In 2018, NLSLA provided assistance to 142,213 individuals and groups comprised of representation on 7,822 cases, help to 87,900 litigants at self-help centers and clinics, 46,491 through outreach and educational presentations, and linkages to mediation, other legal aids and other services. NLSLA also assisted hundreds of thousands of people through impact litigation. NLSLA partners with private lawyers and volunteers within the community to assist with the delivery of legal services to the poor throughout Los Angeles County. In 2018, NLSLA recorded $2.5 million in donated services comprised of 616 volunteers providing 45,588 donated service hours. Donated services may include a range of assistance from direct representation, co-counsel, research ...

Form 990s for NLS-LA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 6, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Nov 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Feb 28, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 5, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NLS-LA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,779,579
Program services$423,325
Investment income and dividends$64,873
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-3,049
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-8,192
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$16,256,536

Vendors for NLS-LA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Harrington Group CPAs LLPAudit accounting; Tax accounting2020-02-06
███ ███████ ████████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ███ ███████Insurance agent or broker$2,4492019-12-31
█████████ ████████ ███ █████████ ████Insurance agent or broker$5302019-12-31
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-28
█████ ████Advocacy software; Fundraising software; Marketing software2019-08-17
█████████Content management system software2019-08-17
█████Investment management2016-12-31
...and nine more vendors

Personnel at NLS-LA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Lynne M. HiortdahlChief Financial and Operations Officer$129,514Oct. 11, 2019
Neal S DudovitzExecutive Director$222,795Dec. 31, 2018
████ ██████Director of Litigation and Policy Advocacy-July 14, 2019
█████████ ██ ████████Director of Development-July 14, 2019
█████████ █████Director of Human Resources-July 14, 2019
█████ █████Director of Programs$127,083July 14, 2019
█████ ███████Director of Litigation$172,749July 14, 2019
███ █████ ██████Director of Access To Justice Initiatives$131,864July 14, 2019
██████ ██████Director of Pro Bono and Operations$116,597Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Treasurer$0Feb. 6, 2020
...and 10 more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

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4East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionBerkeley, CA
5South Jersey Legal Services (SJLS)501(c)(3)$10 millionCamden, NJ
6Juvenile Law Center501(c)(3)$4.0 millionPhiladelphia, PA
7Legal Services of Central New York501(c)(3)$7.2 millionSyracuse, NY
8DNA People's Legal Services (DNA)501(c)(3)$4.6 millionWindow Rock, AZ
9Federal Defenders of Montana (FDOM)501(c)(3)$5.3 millionHelena, MT
10University Legal Services (ULS)501(c)(3)$4.2 millionWashington, DC
11New Mexico Legal Aid (NMLA)501(c)(3)$7.2 millionAlbuquerque, NM
12Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE)501(c)(3)$8.0 millionToledo, OH
13Community Health Law Project (CHLP)501(c)(3)$5.7 millionSouth Orange, NJ
14Community Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.2 millionWilmington, DE
15The Legal Aid Society of Rochester New York (LASROC)501(c)(3)$6.2 millionRochester, NY
16Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
17Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia501(c)(3)$7.1 millionWashington, DC
18Vermont Legal Aid501(c)(3)$7.2 millionBurlington, VT
19The Bronx Defenders501(c)(3)$41 millionBronx, NY
20Legal Aid Society of Orange County501(c)(3)$8.9 millionSanta Ana, CA
21CHILDREN'S Law Center of California (CLC)501(c)(3)$40 millionMonterey Park, CA
22Bay Area Legal Aid501(c)(3)$18 millionOakland, CA
23Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach501(c)(3)$4.2 millionSan Francisco, CA
24Central California Legal Services501(c)(3)$7.2 millionFresno, CA
25The Justice and Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC)501(c)(3)$7.6 millionSan Francisco, CA