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Prison Law Office

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

Prison Law Office is a legal aid society based in Berkeley, CA that was founded in 1978. As of 2018 they had $7.9 million in revenue and $60 million in assets.

The Prison Law Office is a nonprofit public interest law firm based in Berkeley, California that provides free legal services to adult and juvenile offenders to improve their conditions of confinement.

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Program areas at Prison Law Office

Prison Law Office is committed to protecting the civil rights of California prisoners and to foster community awareness and education in prison related issues.

Form 990s for Prison Law Office

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 26, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 15, 2016990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Prison Law Office

Total grants, contributions, etc.$662,630
Program services$4,278,534
Investment income and dividends$1,502,218
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-2,358
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,459,089
Total revenues$7,900,113

Vendors for Prison Law Office

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2019-10-23
██████Fundraising software2019-10-19
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-10-19
█████████Content management system software2019-10-19
████ █████████ ████Tax accounting2019-06-27

Personnel at Prison Law Office

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Donald SpecterExecutive Director$288,214July 17, 2019
Ashley KirbyOffice Manager-July 17, 2019
██████ ██ ████████Technology and Grants Manager-July 17, 2019
████ ██Staff Attorney and Juvenile Justice Policy and Projects Manager$0Oct. 30, 2017
████ ██████Managing Attorney$221,492July 17, 2019
███████ ███████████Vice President$0June 30, 2018
████████ ██████President$0June 30, 2018
████████ ██████Treasurer$0June 30, 2018
███████ ███████Attorney$121,600June 30, 2016
...and one more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1Prisoners' Legal Services (PLS)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionBoston, MA
2Public Advocates501(c)(3)$4.8 millionSan Francisco, CA
3National Housing and Community Development Law Project501(c)(3)$2.7 millionSan Francisco, CA
4Western Center on Law & Poverty501(c)(3)$4.4 millionLos Angeles, CA
5Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionSan Francisco, CA
6Calif Advocates for Nursing Home Reform501(c)(3)$2.2 millionSan Francisco, CA
7The Impact Fund501(c)(3)$2.2 millionBerkeley, CA
8National Health Law Program (NHeLP)501(c)(3)$7.6 millionLos Angeles, CA
9Center for Justice and Accountability501(c)(3)$3.6 millionSan Francisco, CA
10Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus501(c)(3)$9.4 millionSan Francisco, CA
11Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF)501(c)(3)$18 millionSacramento, CA
12National Immigration Law Center501(c)(3)$20 millionLos Angeles, CA
13Legal Aid Society of San Diego501(c)(3)$16 millionSan Diego, CA
14National Center for Youth Law (NCYL)501(c)(3)$13 millionOakland, CA
15Transgender Law Center501(c)(3)$5.2 millionOakland, CA
16Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (AAAJLA)501(c)(3)$13 millionLos Angeles, CA
17United Farm Workers Foundation (UFWF)501(c)(3)$5.1 millionKeene, CA
18Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights501(c)(3)$7.8 millionLos Angeles, CA
19Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)501(c)(3)$4.0 millionLos Angeles, CA
20California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation501(c)(3)$4.1 millionSacramento, CA
21Legal Services for the Elderly501(c)(3)$2.0 millionAugusta, ME
22Youth Rights & Justice501(c)(3)$3.0 millionPortland, OR
23Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)501(c)(3)$27 millionWashington, DC
24Texas Civil Rights Project501(c)(3)$9.3 millionAustin, TX
25PILnet501(c)(3)$2.7 millionNew York, NY