Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Wednesday, May 7, 2008


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Legal Aid Foundation to Close South Los Angeles Office


By a MetNews Staff Writer


The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles will be closing its South Los Angeles office at the end of the month in preparation for its move to 254 W. 70th Street, the former Ascot Library, the organization said.

The new location is scheduled to open in the late fall. Low-income residents are directed to call (213) 640- 3884 for a referral to other LAFLA office locations or visit one of four Self Help Legal Access locations in Inglewood, Long Beach, Torrance and Santa Monica.

Karla Barrow, managing attorney for the South Los Angeles office, said in a release that the new location would enable to organization to “provide a broader range of legal-aid services in one location with improved client reception and waiting area, and more optimal client interview rooms and community space.”


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