“Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC) is a national organization whose mission is to champion the rights of people with disabilities through education, advocacy and litigation.” Practice areas: Cancer Rights Program; Civil Rights Program; End of Life Choice; legal representation for discrimination/mistreatment/harassment on the basis of disability; special education, discrimination/mistreatment/harassment based on the use of a service animal; and failure to receive reasonable accommodation. Main office: downtown Los Angeles at Loyola Law School Public Interest Law Center; also maintains a satellite office at University of La Verne, College of Law in Ontario (Inland Empire Program).
Tel: (213) 736-1334; (866) 999-3752
800 South Figueroa St., Suite 1120, Los Angeles, CA 90017
“Disability Rights California is a nonprofit agency that advances the human and legal rights of persons with disabilities.” Provides services under eight federal programs; also operates the California Office of Patients’ Rights to advocate for the rights of people who have a psychiatric disability or emotional impairment. Also has offices in Sacramento, Oakland, Fresno, and San Diego.
Tel: (213) 213-8000; 800 776-5746
350 South Bixel Street, Suite 290, Los Angeles, CA 90017
A collaboration between Disability Rights Law Center, Inner City Law Center, LACBA’s AIDS Legal Services Project, and UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute. “The project serves as the centralized intake and outreach program for HIV-related legal issues in Los Angeles County and performs litigation and policy work on issues that affect people living with HIV/AIDS (“PLWHA”).”