2021 Annual Report

Financial Summary

Statement of Financial Position

Assets

2020
2021
Cash and cash equivalents
17,246,696
18,400,584
Receivables from grants and governmental contracts, and other
87,851,531
97,647,480
Investments, at fair value
20,333,650
11,268,514
Deferred charges and other assets
1,031,212
826,566
Property and equipment, at cost, net
4,239,865
3,930,825
Total Assets
$130,702,954
$132,073,969

Liabilities and Net Asset Deficiency

2020
2021
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
12,227,252
13,132,074
Accrued payroll and other employee expenses
33,043,197
36,910,784
Program advances
-
952,521
Line of credit
-
2,250,000
Accrued postretirement health and benefits cost
70,213,668
71,569,807
Pension liability
18,615,274
4,274,168
Deferred lease incentives and lease obligations
16,430,466
14,100,397
Total Liabilities
$150,529,857
$143,189,751

Commitments and Contingencies

2020
2021
Net Assets
Without donor restrictions
-25,966,724
-18,266,921
With donor restrictions
Purpose and time restricted
4,048,798
5,050,116
Perpetual in nature
2,091,023
2,101,023
Total net assets with donor restrictions
$6,139,821
$7,151,139
Total net assets (deficiency)
-$19,826,903
-$11,115,782
Total Liabilities and net asset (deficiency)
$130,702,954
$132,073,969

Revenues

2020
2021
Criminal Defense Practice
189,820,151
187,353,547
Juvenile Rights Practice
48,160,137
44,174,645
Civil Practice
76,282,732
80,345,165
Contributions (net of direct expenses related to the benefit)
15,414,814
14,887,978
Return (loss) on investments, net
907,533
1,244,937
Court awards
96,614
47,374
Other income
150,225
2,345
Total Revenue
$330,832,206
$328,055,991
Criminal Defense Practice
57.11%
Juvenile Rights Practice
13.47%
Civil Practice
29.42%

Expenses

Criminal Defense Practice
Juvenile Rights Practice
Civil Practice
Total Program Expenses
Total Admin/ Fundraising
2021 Total Expenses
2020 Total Expenses
Employee Expenses
Professional staff salaries
82,691,743
22,707,399
35,583,338
140,982,480
7,226,457
148,208,937
140,591,747
Support staff salaries
23,815,643
6,293,592
10,112,441
40,221,676
4,882,436
45,104,112
44,613,142
Fringe benefits and other employee costs
53,170,028
14,456,780
22,782,790
90,409,598
5,786,977
96,196,575
88,857,047
Total employee expenses
$159,677,414
$43,457,771
$68,478,569
$271,613,754
$17,895,870
$289,509,624
$274,061,936
Other Expenses
Occupancy costs
11,092,129
2,443,057
6,573,828
20,109,014
1,520,213
21,629,227
22,709,864
Communications
1,191,906
314,688
662,954
2,169,548
157,009
2,326,557
1,833,665
Office operating
588,846
134,756
223,218
946,820
736,454
1,683,274
1,954,608
Purchases and leases of furniture and equipment
2,250,205
257,479
935,120
3,442,804
825,277
4,268,081
4,413,017
Law books and reference materials
578,979
118,993
553,508
1,251,480
16,034
1,267,514
1,468,944
Trial minutes
138,882
21,696
6,122
166,700
0
166,700
394,058
Cost of investigations and expert witnesses
789,532
18,191
619,493
1,427,216
7,204
1,434,420
2,044,873
Professional services
98,724
27,801
3,664,230
3,790,755
1,496,556
5,287,311
5,944,207
Transportation
305,682
8,606
43,796
358,084
4,220
362,304
971,813
Insurance
450,347
123,297
208,654
782,298
55,922
838,220
781,534
Depreciation and amortization
196,130
58,924
257,617
512,671
149,293
661,964
730,502
Other
383,579
43,339
735,395
1,162,313
3,501,504
4,663,817
4,819,681
Total other expenses
$18,064,941
$3,570,827
$14,483,935
$36,119,703
$8,469,686
$44,589,389
$48,066,766
Total expenses, excluding other than net periodic costs
$177,742,355
$47,028,598
$82,962,504
$307,733,457
$26,365,556
$334,099,013
$322,128,702
Criminal Defense Practice
53.20%
Juvenile Rights Practice
14.08%
Civil Practice
24.83%
Admin & Fundraising
7.89%
Program
92.11%
Admin
7.42%
Fundraising
0.48%
We spend 92 cents of every dollar on our programs.

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