Intake/Program Coordinator- Housing Practice

The Housing Intake/Program Coordinator assists with client intake and screening and provides administrative support to staff attorneys. The position requires someone who enjoys substantial responsibilities in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment with competing priorities and deadlines, who is able to work in a team and independently, excels at time management, has strong interpersonal skills and is committed to furthering the mission for racial justice.   

Intake Advocate- Senior Adults Legal Assistance (SALA)

SALA seeks candidates for a full time Intake Advocate. The Advocate will work under the supervision of an attorney on SALA’s staff and will focus on conducting intake and screening of SALA clients. When appropriate the Intake Advocate will provide follow up legal assistance. During the COVID recovery period the Intake Advocate will also support activities related to expansion of SALA’s services and reinstatement of SALA appointments at senior centers. Due to the vulnerable nature of our clientele, proof of vaccination is required unless there is a medical or religious exemption.

Lead Victim’s Rights Attorney – San Francisco, CA (Full-Time)

Open Door Legal is hiring a Senior Victim’s Rights Attorney to enforce the Marsy’s Law rights of victims in San Francisco’s criminal justice system. A sub-grant from the non-profit Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC) funds this position and this individual will work in tandem with this organization. Clients will get referred to CROC from the SF DA’s victim’s service department and other Community Based Organizations (CBOs) doing outreach.

Assistant Clients’ Rights Advocate

The ACRA assists people with developmental disabilities who are regional center clients, including people who reside in state developmental centers and community facilities.  The ACRA also provides clerical support to the office, which provides information, advice, and representation on a wide range of legal topics impacting people who receive regional center services.  Examples are special education, Social Security, IHSS, healthcare and insurance, and living in the community.

Staff Attorney

The Staff Attorneys will primarily represent clients in applications and appeals for SSI/Social Security Disability benefits, and/or CAPI benefits.    

Eviction Defense Paralegal

We are hiring a Bilingual Spanish-speaking Eviction Defense Paralegal to provide critical support to our eviction defense housing cases. Our UD (unlawful detainer) or eviction defense housing team is funded by San Francisco’s Tenant Right to Counsel bill thus, we ensure that everyone who lives in our service areas gets free defense on their eviction defense case. This Bilingual Housing Paralegal is going to be the main point of contact for helping our Spanish-speaking clients navigate their eviction defense cases as well as being a crucial part of building and filing successful cases. Overall, this position is intended to be a challenging yet extremely rewarding experience for someone looking to make a difference in clients’ lives with an innovative, results-oriented, and fast-growing organization. The work is fast-paced and will require you to be organized, think critically and dynamically, and demonstrate empathy and awareness in understanding the needs of our community.

Litigation Attorney Specializing in Elder & Homeowner Cases

Our elders steward a community’s wealth and legacy. Providing legal help to this population prevents displacement, prolongs life, and increases economic stability. In the communities we serve, many folks own homes purchased decades ago that have now dramatically increased in value. Thus, many elders find themselves with both low income and high assets. To enable them to age in place and ensure this wealth stays in the community, you will litigate cases on behalf of San Franciscans over the age of 60.