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Shayla R. Myers

Shayla R. Myers

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Staff Attorney, Housing and Communities Workgroup
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Shayla Myers is an attorney in the Housing and Communities workgroup at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. At LAFLA, she primarily focuses on issues related to housing and homelessness. Shayla litigates cases in state and federal court on behalf of low-income tenants, people who are homeless, and community organizations. In 2016, she was one of the lead attorneys in litigation against the City of Los Angeles, which resulted in an injunction preventing the seizure and destruction of homeless individuals’ belongings. In 2017, she successfully challenged a long-standing practice of the Los Angeles Police Department to refuse to produce court records, as required by the California Public Records Act. Prior to joining the Legal Aid Foundation, she was a Skadden Fellow at the Los Angeles LGBT Center and then an associate at a Plaintiff’s side Civil Rights Firm in Los Angeles. Shayla clerked for the Honorable Sandra Segal Ikuta on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and graduated Order of the Coif from UCLA Law School, with concentrations in Public Interest Law and Policy and Critical Race Studies. Before attending law school, Shayla coordinated an advocacy program and hotline for sexual assault survivors in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she grew up.
Shayla R. Myers is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Preparing Your Client for Deposition - Preparing the Case: Litigation on Behalf of Low Income Clients (Free), Monday, February 26, 2018
Developing the Case: Affirmative Litigation vs. Eviction Defense - Preparing the Case: Litigation on Behalf of Low Income Clients (Free), Monday, February 26, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Preparing Your Client for Deposition - Preparing Your Client for Deposition, Monday, February 26, 2018
Developing the Case: Affirmative Litigation vs. Eviction Defense - Developing the Case: Affirmative Litigation vs. Eviction Defense, Monday, February 26, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Preparing Your Client for Deposition - Preparing Your Client for Deposition, Monday, February 26, 2018
Developing the Case: Affirmative Litigation vs. Eviction Defense - Developing the Case: Affirmative Litigation vs. Eviction Defense, Monday, February 26, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Developing the Case: Affirmative Litigation vs. Eviction Defense - Developing the Case: Affirmative Litigation vs. Eviction Defense, Monday, February 26, 2018
Preparing Your Client for Deposition - Preparing Your Client for Deposition, Monday, February 26, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Preparing the Case: Litigation on Behalf of Low Income Clients (Free), Thursday, March 01, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
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