We only provide 1 on 1 face to face consultations, no Internet or telephone assistance. We are open on select Saturdays throughout the year from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. to assist the general public in their legal issues. No appointment is required. We accept all walk-ins on any clinic day with In-take ending at 1:30 p.m. A person is welcome to come on their own or on behalf of another person. We ask that you bring all papers to assist in the discussion but is not required.
Our attorneys have made presentations in schools on a variety of topics such as Anti-bullying, Cyber Bullying, juvenile laws, impact of juveniles tried as adults and more. We are available for class and general assembly presentations or events. Contact us to have the Mesereau Free Legal Clinic give a presentation at your school or next event.
On most clinic days we provide a legal presentation for the general public. These presentations are done by our volunteer attorneys, judges and distinguished guest speakers. Information provided in our seminars are in plain English which is designed to empower the hearer with tools to make informed decisions on a legal issue. Past seminar topics have been on a variety of legal topics such as Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Probate & Wills, Bankruptcy, "Drug Convictions: Federal vs. State sentencing laws" Clear up your credit, Expungement/Certificate Rehabilitation-Pardon, How to Represent yourself in court, Education vs. Life of Crime, Mediate not Litigate, as well as empowering social issues "Stop the Violence" and countless more. Often our presentations provide CLE and MCLE credits. These seminars are scheduled during the first half of the clinic time and before consultations. See our Calendar for upcoming seminars.
Using the funds from donations we provide free Expungement service from record review through dismissal which may include court appearance on a case-by-case basis. Donations are acceptedto help defray the costs of this time consuming service. Mesereau Free Legal Clinic provides this service on clinic days and available to give presentations on Criminal Record cleaning. Visit ourcalendar.
Mesereau Free Legal Clinic is available to attend your event as a vendor, speaker or presenter. Contact us with your event information..
The Mesereau Free Legal Clinic located in the heart of South Central Los Angeles provides much needed resources of legal information and legal assistance to residents who might not otherwise have ready access to such services. The panel of volunteer attorneys, paralegals, law students and others work diligently to ensure the residents of South Central are afforded the same type of professional, quality legal services as residents of affluent communities.
All at an affordable price: FREE!
It is the goal of Mesereau Free Legal Clinic that each client is treated with the utmost respect and courtesy regardless of income, circumstances, or station in life.
Mesereau Free Legal Clinic
subsidiary of Mesereau Community Foundation
Areas of expertise:
Legal assistance & advocacy