Geography US: Bay Area

Court Appointments Program Manager

The Bar Association of San Francisco is seeking a Court Appointments Program Manager. This position is an essential team member of BASF’s Court Appointments Programs which qualifies and schedules attorneys for indigent clients in criminal, delinquency, and dependency cases; the team also processes all compensation requests from these attorneys and ancillary service providers.

Grants and Contracts Officer (Oakland, CA)

We are seeking an experienced, culturally sensitive Grants & Contracts Officer with a strong commitment to social justice, to be a member of our Grants & Contracts Team.

Social Justice Staff Attorney (housing rights focus)

BayLegal seeks an attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our Contra Costa County Regional Office, located in Richmond.  The COVID19 public health and economic crisis has made civil legal services ever more critical to help individuals and families avoid homelessness and devastating debt and to provide opportunities for stability and self-sufficiency.  This position provides the opportunity to address a range of issues facing low-income communities, with a focus on housing.  Our housing work focuses on preserving tenancies for low‐income and subsidized tenants in Contra Costa County.

Economic Justice Staff Attorney (Alameda County)

BayLegal seeks an Attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy who to focus on economic justice issues related to state and county public benefits programs.  This position is based in our Alameda County office in Oakland.  As a member of BayLegal’s regional practice, there may be client services and travel throughout the county and BayLegal’s broader service areas to address the regional nature of poverty and as necessary for training and broader advocacy.

Law Student Clerkships (Full or Part-Time)

Under the supervision of an attorney, the law clerk will prepare legal memoranda, conduct legal research, perform other litigation and non-litigation related legal assignments, and conduct client interviews. Clerks are an integral part of the work of the LCCRSF . Clerks may have the opportunity to participate in direct legal services, impact litigation, and/or policy advocacy. Clerks also participate in legal staff meetings.

Communications & Development Assistant

BayLegal seeks an individual with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our Development & Communications department and the broader BayLegal team to help tell the story about the importance of civil legal aid, steward and support our donors, and draw more supporters to our mission. 

Communications – Storytelling Project Assistant

 BayLegal seeks an individual with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice who is interested in helping to document and tell the story of our history over the past 20 years, connecting that story back to our roots in the civil rights movement, and forward to the present opportunities and challenges facing our clients and their communities. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated as a writer, oral historian, and advocate for justice.