Center on Access to Justice
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About the Center on Access to Justice
The State Bar’s commitment to expanding, supporting and improving the delivery of legal services to low- and moderate-income Californians is carried out by the Office of Legal Services (OLS). OLS has two components, the Center on Access to Justice and the Legal Services Trust Fund Program.
The Center on Access to Justice works to increase access to justice through:
The Legal Services Trust Fund Program is the grant-making arm of the Office of Legal Services. In accordance with legal requirements and the State Bar Rules, the Trust Fund Program administers revenue from the following sources that help fund civil legal services programs serving indigent Californians:
Program staff works with the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission, comprised of 21 voting members and three nonvoting judges, who are responsible for determining applicant eligibility, monitoring recipient compliance and maximizing revenue. In addition to monitoring grantee compliance, the program is responsible for bank and attorney compliance with IOLTA requirements
Access to Justice Commission Publications:
If you would like to receive a hard copy or full report/brochure of any of the following below, please contact Louisa Ayrapetyan at firstname.lastname@example.org