founded 1-800-THE-LAW2 in 1985, after years working as a translator in the Los Angeles Court system.
Mary Ann realized that the “language of the law” can seem foreign and intimidating to both non-English and English speakers — after all, there is a lack of awareness around one's legal rights in America. Further, she saw firsthand how concerns over the potential cost of legal action posed an obstacle to getting help. Mary Ann Walker built 1-800-THE-LAW2 as a response to this challenge.
experienced attorneys who are just as committed to bridging this advocacy gap. Our goal is to ensure that everyone is able to access high-quality legal representation — regardless of income, nationality, or native language.