As the largest nonprofit law firm in the nation, we advocate on behalf of over 33,000 children and youth in the Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Placer County foster care systems. Every year, CLC’s investigators conduct over 24,000 independent investigations into the well-being and safety of our clients, while CLC attorneys make over 100,000 court appearances. 

Our advocacy includes the expertise of a mental health advocacy team, national and state bar-certified child welfare law specialists, and staff experts who specialize in the areas of mental health, education, CSEC and juvenile justice. CLC has a strong presence in the legislative arena, successfully sponsoring over 40 pieces of child welfare related legislation between 1999 and 2019.