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Attorneys will be needed to help staff information hotlines and provide direct legal services through various California legal services programs and area law schools. Attorneys may also be needed to help supervise law students who can provide service. There are several places to sign up to assist with these efforts. This listing will be refreshed as more opportunities become available: State Bar of California Registry.
Pepperdine Law School currently has set up a clinic and they are in need of volunteers now to assist.
Butte County 1-800-345-9491
Los Angeles County 1-800-870-0732
Ventura County 1-877-301-4448
The State Bar of California has set up a resource page.
Morrison and Foerster LLP has created comprehensive guides to help victims in disasters.
Disaster Legal Aid Collaborative of Northern California (formerly the Bay Area Resilience Collaborative) has training videos and resources available to train attorney volunteers. Information is currently housed on the Alameda County Bar website.
Disaster Legal Aid also has a significant number of resources, including resources for advocates, and sample forms.
The National Employment Law Project has updated materials to assist those who were not able to attend work in light of fires.
United Policyholders also has made available disaster resources as it relates to insurance issues.
If you would prefer to make a financial donation to support legal services programs, please consider donating here: https://www.changelawyers.org/rapid-response.html