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Lorraine López

Lorraine López

Inner City Law Center

Los Angeles, CA, USA


Lorraine López is a currently the Acting Director of the Homelessness Prevention Project (“HPP”) at Inner City Law Center (Los Angeles, CA).  Lorraine heads a team of attorneys who represent low-income individuals and families who are at risk of losing their housing. This includes overseeing the Los Angeles Shriver Housing Project team which provides free legal representation in eviction proceedings to low-income Angelenos. The Los Angeles Shriver Project is a collaboration between four legal services agencies and is one of seven pilot projects in the state of California funded by the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act (AB 590) to provide free civil legal representation for critical legal issues such as housing, child custody and guardianship. Lorraine began her legal career in 2005 as an Equal Justice Works fellow at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (now LAF) where she provided legal representation, community legal education, and outreach programs for participants in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. In 2007, she moved to Los Angeles to work for Eviction Defense Network (EDN) where she was introduced to the specific legal challenges of low-income renters in Los Angeles before taking a position at Inner City Law Center in October 2009. Lorraine received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School in 2005 and her B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001.
Lorraine López is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Unlawful Detainer Trials - Advocates’ Guide for Protecting Tenants’ Rights: Advanced Unlawful Detainer Defense, Thursday, March 10, 2016
Unlawful Detainer Trial - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Thursday, March 09, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Unlawful Detainer Trials - Unlawful Detainer Trials, Thursday, March 10, 2016
Unlawful Detainer Trial - Unlawful Detainer Trial, Thursday, March 09, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Unlawful Detainer Trials - Unlawful Detainer Trials, Thursday, March 10, 2016
Unlawful Detainer Trial - Unlawful Detainer Trial, Thursday, March 09, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Unlawful Detainer Trials - Unlawful Detainer Trials, Thursday, March 10, 2016
Unlawful Detainer Trial - Unlawful Detainer Trial, Thursday, March 09, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advocates’ Guide for Protecting Tenants’ Rights: Advanced Unlawful Detainer Defense, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, San Francisco, CA
California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Friday, March 10, 2017, San Francisco, CA
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Sample Joint Statement of the Case - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Civil Subpoena for Personal Appearance at Trial or Hearing (SUBP-001) - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Pay or Quit Evidence Sheet, Inner City Law Center - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Rent Stabilization Ordinance, Article 1, Los Angeles Municipal Code - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Sample Joint Exhibit List - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Sample Demand for Jury Trial, CCP § 631 - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Sample Verdict Form, Habitability - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Illegal Unit Evidence Sheet, Inner City Law Center - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Sample Joint Jury Instructions—General & Special - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Form Objections and Objections to Evidence Cheat Sheet - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Unlawful Detainer Trial Practice Outline - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Unlawful Detainer Trials (PowerPoint slides) - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Sample Defendant’s Trial Brief - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Los Angeles County Superior Court General Order—District Hub - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Sample Joint Witness List - California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2017, Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Live Webcast  Live Webcast California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2018 (Free), Wednesday, March 07, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Pro Bono  Pro Bono California Eviction Defense 2.0: Beyond the Basics of Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2018 (Free), Wednesday, March 07, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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