With combined experience of over 25 years, our Legal Aid staff have knowledge and experience to assist you on your legal cases. Our team is passionate about making legal services accessible to each individual so they can make informed decisions.

 

Meet Our Legal Aid Director: Paula Salcido              (Bar #173408)

Paula Salcido leads the Legal Aid team with over 15 years of experience in the legal field. Paula received her Bachelor’s from University of California Irvine before attending and graduating from University of California Davis’ law school. Prior to working at the YMCA’s Legal Aid Clinic, Paula worked on family and housing cases at Inland Counties Legal Services. In her current position, Paula works closely with her clients to ensure that their legal matters are being given the care and attention they need.

Meet Our Paralegal: Catherine Bean

Catherine Bean serves clients of the Y’s Legal Aid Clinic as a paralegal. Catherine received her Paralegal Certificate from California State University, Dominguez hills. In her ten years of experience in the private sector, Catherine focused on probate, guardianship, estate planning, trusts as well as family law. Not only does Catherine bring a variety of legal experience, she is passionate about serving those in her community.