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Legal Advocates

Innovation for Justice (i4J), the Arizona Supreme Court, and Arizona Administrative Office of the Courts have partnered to train, certify and empower non-lawyer legal advocates to provide limited-scope legal advice in two practice areas; Housing Stability and Domestic Violence. 

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Housing Stability
Legal Advocates (HSLA)

 HSLAs are advocates embedded at community-based organizations who have authorization from the Arizona Supreme Court to give limited-scope legal advice about housing-related civil legal problems to community members experiencing housing instability.

Domestic Violence
Legal Assistance (DVLA)

DVLAs at community-based organizations are authorized by the Arizona Supreme Court to provide trauma-informed, limited-scope legal advice to domestic violence survivors as Domestic Violence Legal Advocates (DVLAs).

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For general inquiries, please contact the Certification and Licensing Division at:
 
Mail icon [email protected]
Phone icon (602) 452-3378
Caption icon TTY/TTD: (602) 452-3545
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Administrative Office of the Courts
1501 W. Washington St., Suite 104,
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3222