The Law Belongs to All of Us

Everyone should be able to use the law to protect
their property, family, and grow their business.
We’re working to make that a reality.

Read: The Problem

Closed Cases Since We Opened on Jan. 7, 2013

Evictions Prevented & Families Housed

Thousands of Dollars in Awards and Settlements

Thousands of Dollars in Discharged Debt

Our Model:


Universal Access

We believe every person, of any income, should be able to enforce all their civil rights under law.


We focus on the highest need neighborhoods of Southeast San Francisco

Direct Services

We directly provide legal representation to low-income residents in over 35 areas of law.

Community Development

We build local wealth by giving everyone an opportunity to be an owner in Bayview.

We rely on people like you to help ensure everyone can enforce their rights

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5 Coaching Tips for Attorneys

5 Coaching Tips for Attorneys

My first legal internship was with the Eviction Defense Collaborative in San Francisco. Dozens of clients would come in daily with unlawful detainer (eviction) notices that needed to be responded to as soon as possible. The EDC is the largest eviction defense group in...
Join Us for the BHPCL Annual Meeting in Less Than a Week

Join Us for the BHPCL Annual Meeting in Less Than a Week

We believe that the people we serve and those invested in our success should play an active role in our governance. Towards this end we made BHPCL a membership-based non-profit, and in our bylaws, specified that our membership includes everyone who is a past or...