As the largest children’s law firm in the nation, we advocate on behalf of over 25,000 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 145,000 court appearances. 

Our advocacy includes the expertise of national and state bar-certified child welfare law specialists, and staff experts who specialize in the areas of mental health, education, human trafficking and juvenile justice including many with lived experience in the foster care system. CLC has a strong presence in the legislative arena, successfully sponsoring over 60 pieces of child welfare related legislation between 1999 and 2023. 


Youth represented in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Placer Counties each yaer


Attorneys, social work investigators, paralegals, and other professional staff


Child Welfare Law Specialist on staff


Annual court appearances by CLC attorneys to advocatre on behalf of our young clients


Children reunified with family or adopted each year


Holiday wishes granted for CLC clients during our annual Adopt-a-Family event


Pieces of child welfare legislation successfully sponsored since 2002


Years of tireles advocacy for children in foster care