Welcome To

Our Eastern Office

Proudly serving Alpine, Inyo, Kern, Mono, & Tuolumne counties.

Get in Touch With Us

CILS has four field offices in the state of California that deliver effective, high-quality services to uniquely respond to the needs of Native American communities. If you are an individual or affiliated with a tribe seeking services for the counties listed above, please contact our Eastern using the contact information or form below.

873 N. Main Street, Suite 120 Bishop, CA 93514
Telephone: (760) 873-3581
Toll Free: (800) 736-3582
Fax: (760) 873-7461

Eastern Sierra Legal Services Provider

We partner with several organizations throughout the Eastern Sierras to ensure you have access to free housing related legal aid services throughout Alpine, Inyo, and Mono, counties.

[CILS’s Attorneys] work diligently to ensure that the legal needs of Native families are met.

– CILS Client

Our Team

Michael Godbe

Directing Attorney

Laura Janoff

Advocate Paralegal

Rachel Leiterman

Staff Attorney

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CILS is closed for the holidays!

California Indian Legal Services is closed for the holidays to give our employees the opportunity to spend quality time with their loved ones and recharge for the upcoming year.  During this period, we will be checking the field offices’ main line voice messages once per day and returning calls if they are emergencies.  Otherwise, we will begin responding to emails and voice mails starting January 2.  If you are having a legal emergency, please dial one of our Field Office’s below and leave a voice mail on the main line:
Southern Office (Escondido): 760-746-8941 / 800-743-8941 toll free
Eastern Office (Bishop): 760-873-3581 / 800-736-3582 toll free
Central Office (Sacramento): 916-978-0960 / 800-829-0248 toll free
Northern Office (McKinleyville): 707-443-8397 / 800-347-2402 toll free