LEGAL AID CLINIC DIRECTOR
Ellen Reinig, Esq.
Ms. Reinig served as Director of Legal Programs for CLA-LA from 2019 to 2020 before moving to Tennessee and beginning her solo practice as an attorney. Ms. Reinig received her Juris Doctorate degree from Whittier Law School graduating summa cum laude and her Bachelor’s degree in social work from Concordia University, Irvine. Ms. Reinig will be seeking attorney volunteers for monthly legal aid clinics providing free legal services to the underserved community in Los Angeles.
Ms. Reinig has been pursuing justice for those who cannot speak for themselves for the last two decades. She is currently serving on the Board of Forgotten Children, Inc., which fights human trafficking, and is the Development Director of "The Transformation Project", which helps
people find freedom in Christ from life-controlling issues, such as anger, alcohol, and drugs. She has worked in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office as a Victim Advocate and for the Institute of Innovation, Integration, and Impact in Africa as a Human Rights Advocate. Ms. Reinig’s work as an attorney has included serving at Orange County Legal Aid, the Pacific Justice Institute, and the Human Trafficking Unit of the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.