From Hopeless to Hopeful: ALRP's 31st Annual Reception

From Hopeless to Hopeful: ALRP's 31st Annual Reception

Join friends and colleagues on Oct. 15 as we commemorate 31 years of service with a night of food, wine, auctions, and awards. Get info or RSVP...

ALRP Attorney from the Heart—Ting Chen/Carlos

ALRP Attorney from the Heart—Ting Chen/Carlos

When her client Carlos needed to know his asylum status, Shuting Chen knew how to get an answer quickly.

Free Legal Trainings

Free Legal Trainings

ALRP offers free MCLE trainings to attorneys. Trainings are held at the SF Bar Association from 5:30pm-7:00pm and award 1.5 hours of CLE credit.

ALRP Attorney from the Heart—Jim Diamond/Carlos

ALRP Attorney from the Heart—Jim Diamond/Carlos

Carlos was homeless and wearing a monitoring anklet when Jim Diamond took his case and won the day. Read more.

Introducing ALRP’s HIV50+ Project

Introducing ALRP’s HIV50+ Project

More than 50% of people living with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco are age 50 or older. Learn how ALRP is supporting them as they face new challenges.


» ALRP Panel Attorney Eli Gould Passes Away

Eli was a long-time volunteer with ALRP who, among many other things, generously assisted in the drafting of ALRP’s Personnel Policies.

» Panel Attorney Laura Maechtlen Top of Lists

ALRP Panel attorney Laura Maechtlen has been named to the Daily Journal’s 2014 Annual List of Top 75 Labor &…

» MCLE Training: Federal Immigration Law and Family Support

5:30pm - 7:00pm

w/ Karen Alicia Davis – Sept 23, 2014 FREE

» MCLE Training: Employment Issues Facing Clients with HIV/AIDS

5:30pm - 7:00pm

w/ Sonya Smallets – Oct 1, 2014 FREE

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Ting Cuts Through Red Tape for Carlos


ALRP client Carlos was living in a homeless shelter and grappling with serious HIV-related health issues when ALRP referred him to Panel attorney Ting Chen. A Mexican citizen, Carlos had applied for asylum through the San Francisco Asylum Office in 2002 because he had been a victim of anti-gay violence in Mexico. But since then he had moved multiple times and never found out if his application was accepted, despite his best attempts to update his address with the agency.  Read more...

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Up Your Alley Street Fair 2014


Up Your Alley 2014 was a great success. As a beneficiary, funds received from the Up Your Alley and Folsom Street Fair events will help ALRP continue to meet the needs of our clients.

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other ways to help

» Shop at Amazon Smile

If you shop at Amazon, now your purchases can be generating donations to ALRP!

» Donate Household Items to Community Thrift

Designate ALRP when you clean out your closet or garage and donate your old items to Community Thrift.

» Participate in ALRP's LSDP

Participate in our Legal Services Donation Program - get great pricing and service for depositions and electronic discovery, and generate donations to ALRP.
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