This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.


Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Managing Attorney
Los Angeles CA
Javier Beltran joined Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) in 2016 as the Managing Attorney for the Santa Monica office and Domestic Violence Clinic. He currently manages LAFLA's Measure H Legal Services team working with the homeless population to remove legal barriers to housing and preventing homelessness. Javier previously worked at Inner City Law Center (ICLC) starting as a Staff Attorney litigating habitability lawsuits and unlawful detainer cases. He then became Directing Attorney for the Homelessness Prevention Department, supervising the Homeless Prevention Project and Shriver Housing Project. Before ICLC, he practiced civil litigation and immigration law in private practice. Before becoming an attorney, Javier worked as a schoolteacher in Los Angeles. He is a former board member and president of the Pico-Union Neighborhood Council. Javier received a B.A. in History from California State University Los Angeles and a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.