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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 management2017-12-31
...and nine more vendors

Personnel at NLS-LA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Yvonne MariajimenezPresident , Chief Executive Officer / Deputy Director$189,919Dec. 17, 2020
Lynne HiortdahlChief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer$129,514Dec. 17, 2020
████████ ███████Chief of Staff-Dec. 17, 2020
███████ ██████Vice President of Operations and Legal Technology-Dec. 17, 2020
█████████ ████████Vice President of Development and Marketing / Director of Development-Dec. 17, 2020
███ █████ ██████Vice President of Access To Justice Programs / Director of Access To Justice Initiatives$131,864Dec. 17, 2020
████ █ ████████Executive Director$222,795Dec. 31, 2018
████ ██████Director of Pro Bono / Director of Litigation and Policy Advocacy-Dec. 17, 2020
█████████ █████Director of Human Resources-Dec. 17, 2020
█████ █████Director of Programs$127,083July 14, 2019
...and 14 more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus501(c)(3)$9.4 millionSan Francisco, CA
2National Health Law Program (NHeLP)501(c)(3)$7.6 millionLos Angeles, CA
3Prison Law Office501(c)(3)$7.9 millionBerkeley, CA
4Transgender Law Center501(c)(3)$5.2 millionOakland, CA
5National Center for Youth Law (NCYL)501(c)(3)$14 millionOakland, CA
6Legal Aid Society of San Diego501(c)(3)$16 millionSan Diego, CA
7Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF)501(c)(3)$18 millionSacramento, CA
8National Immigration Law Center501(c)(3)$16 millionLos Angeles, CA
9United Farm Workers Foundation (UFWF)501(c)(3)$5.9 millionLos Angeles, CA
10Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights501(c)(3)$7.8 millionLos Angeles, CA
11Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (AAAJLA)501(c)(3)$13 millionLos Angeles, CA
12Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)501(c)(3)$4.7 millionLos Angeles, CA
13Public Advocates501(c)(3)$4.8 millionSan Francisco, CA
14Western Center on Law & Poverty501(c)(3)$4.4 millionLos Angeles, CA
15Freedom From Religion Foundation501(c)(3)$6.1 millionMadison, WI
16Columbia Legal Services501(c)(3)$5.1 millionSeattle, WA
17Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)501(c)(3)$9.7 millionSilver Spring, MD
18Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition501(c)(3)$4.5 millionWashington, DC
19North Carolina Justice Center501(c)(3)$8.6 millionRaleigh, NC
20Tahirih Justice Center501(c)(3)$10 millionFalls Church, VA
21Utah County Public Defender Association501(c)(3)$5.3 millionProvo, UT
22Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation501(c)(3)$8.2 millionBrooklyn, NY
23East-West Management Institute501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
24National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)501(c)(3)$13 millionBoston, MA
25Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL)501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC