Alameda County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Referral service matches you with a pre-screened, Alameda County lawyer who is qualified to help you with your legal needs. Regulated and certified by the State Bar of California.
Phone: 510-302-2222, option 4
Alameda County Superior Court Self-Help Center
Provides eviction-defense information and resources. Phone hours are 2-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday only.
Bay Area Legal Aid(PDF, 453KB) (Español)(PDF, 610KB)
Provides legal assistance to low- and very low-income individuals.
Centro Legal De La Raza
Legal services agency providing eviction defense representation, legal clinics, consultations, and resources.
East Bay Community Law Center
Focuses on defending eviction lawsuits brought against low-income tenants.
Eviction Defense Center
Serves tenants facing eviction or landlord-tenant issues. Full attorney representation for a fee, on sliding scale.
Lawyers in the Library Program
A free consultation and referral program, offered in partnership with Legal Access Alameda. Fill out online form to request an appointment. Unlike many volunteer legal service programs, patrons need not meet specific income eligibility requirements.
Legal Access Alameda
Alameda County Bar Association volunteer attorneys provide pro bono services to low-income individuals.
Phone: 510-302-2222, option 4.
California Courts Self Help Center
A referral database of free and low cost legal service in California, as well as library of legal self-help resources.
LawHelpCalifornia.org provides easy online access to basic legal resources and attorney information, run by the Legal Aid Association of California. They do not provide direct legal services.
Housing Resources Guide
Click for a PDF(PDF, 121KB) summarizing available resources, including the legal service providers listed above.