The State Bar is committed to expanding,
supporting and improving the delivery of legal services to low- and
moderate-income Californians through its Office of Legal
The office was created in the belief that California benefits when the state’s diverse population has access to high quality legal services.
We strive toward a justice system that is fair and delivers justice to all the people of California, a legal profession that reflects the state’s diverse population and where multicultural students have a pathway to the highest level of legal education.
We believe that cultivating a rich diversity of attorneys who respect the culture of their clients promotes a justice system that is equal for all and enriches the lives of all people in California.
We have two main efforts that promote these goals: the Center on Access to Justice
Legal Services Trust Fund Program.
The State Bar works to increase access to justice through: