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Bay Area Legal Aid - Contra Costa County

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  • Location Address: 1025 Macdonald Ave | Richmond, CA 94801
  • reviews Rating: 3.30 (34 reviews)
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About Bay Area Legal Aid - Contra Costa County

For many in our communities, justice is not an abstract ideal. It is food, shelter, and protection. It is the difference between staying in poverty and getting out, between dependence and self-reliance. But without help, justice is often denied. In the Bay Area, more than 1.2 million people live in poverty. More than half of these families have a full-tim

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  • person icon Genevieve L. Richardson - Executive Director; University of Colorado School of Law, 2000; University of Colorado, B.A., Philosophy: Law and Society

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Genevieve Richardson is a social justice attorney who has been committed to advancing the civil legal rights of low-income families throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for over 17 years. Prior to becoming Executive Director, Genevieve served as Managing Attorney of BayLegal’s regional offices in Contra Costa, Marin, and Napa Counties. As Managing Attorney,
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  • Education badge University of Colorado School of Law, 2000
  • Education badge University of Colorado, B.A., Philosophy: Law and Society


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1025 Macdonald Ave, CA, 94801

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Accommodating helpful patient honest informative encouraging positive moral support.

Lorenza Moncada
26 May 2024
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They dont pick up calls nor return them. Filled out the form online and no response yet. Its difficult to get help here

timma nkereuwem Properties
26 May 2024
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Now that the covid- is over need better ways on communicating with the public the phone system is no good

26 July 2023
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Personally anyone that deals with Michaela just watch out shes not a good person at heart and on top of that they make you do all the footwork there. unprofessional they say theyre going to do something they never do it like I was told that they were going to do be there forever me all the way so when it came too jury trial for me they want to tell me at the end of my deposition negotiation settlement that they cannot no longer take me as a client because they felt like i wasnt going to win so then I had 48 hours to find a lawyer on weekend for court that Monday She left me high and dry in the blind be careful theyre sneaky

Yari Brunson World
26 May 2021
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Called to get advice about my moms probate was told to call the bar association and was promptly hung up on. Is that really a way to run a business Also the receptionist voice was muffled most of the time which added to the frustration.

Jerry Edwards
26 May 2021
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Was in end of help they provide as much has t hey could but I never got mycase resol e there however I try other ourselves for assistance but very good very resourceful

dwayne jackson
26 May 2021
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Set in front of the building until it posted that open at 930 the still no one came open the door no one was at work nor was the telephone service any help

Christopher Weaver
26 May 2021
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The receptionist has bad customer service skills. Unwilling to help too.

Nile Mah
26 May 2020
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very unprofessional the asain woman said please hold then proceeded to hang up in my face. i called back explain what help i needed she gave me a random number that was disconnected and i said whom will i ask to speak to she says who ever pickes up the phone then hangs up in my face

DD Blk Supreme (Sports & Media)
26 May 2018
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Not very knowlegible of tenant rights. Rude customer service rep... I had to research legal actions I could do in regards to my right as a tenant

ronda sharp
26 May 2018

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