Bertha S. Hayden

Bertha S. Hayden joined Bet Tzedek Legal Services in 2006 and specializes in elder law. In 2009, she launched an innovative pilot program, Family Matters, in Los Angeles County to educate and provide direct legal services to families with special education students on limited conservatorships (adult guardianship) and supported decision making options. Bertha has received the Award of Merit from Legal Aid Association of California and the Jack H. Skirball award for the Family Matters Project. Prior to joining Bet Tzedek, Ms.Hayden clerked with Legal Aid of Los Angeles, The Federal Public Defender’s Office of San Jose, and the City Attorney’s Office of Santa Monica.