Executive Director

The Public Law Center is seeking an inspiring leader with demonstrated success in team building and a commitment to providing access to justice for low-income and vulnerable residents as its next Executive Director to support the growth and sustainability of this highly respected organization as it meets the ever-increasing demand for its services.

Supervising Attorney, Family Law and Immigration Team

NLSLA is seeking a Supervising Attorney to lead its Family Law and Immigration Team, comprised of lawyers, paralegals and a legal secretary.  The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to working with survivors of domestic violence or other similar client populations with a sensitivity to those in crisis. The Supervising Attorney will lead, mentor and support the team in its advocacy, including direct services, systemic advocacy, and community education.

Stay Housed Case Manager Position

The Housing Case Manager will be an integral part of a dynamic team of housing advocates that work on several innovative housing initiatives created to address and counter the homelessness crisis. Stay Housed LA is a countywide program specifically intended to assist individuals with housing related issues. Prior experience serving low-income individual, and a sensitivity to those in crisis is preferred. Candidate should be able to work collaboratively in a team setting, have excellent interpersonal skills, public speaking skills and must be able to collaborate with community partners. Strong communication skills (oral/written) in English and Spanish are highly preferred. Candidate should be able to exhibit patience and sensitivity towards people in crisis situations.

Staff Attorney- Shriver Housing Project

NLSLA is seeking a Shriver Staff Attorney to represent tenants in eviction and/or post judgment proceedings.  The Staff Attorney will be an integral part of a dynamic team of advocates at four public interest law offices working on a pilot project examining the impact of legal services on individuals, the court and the community in the Unlawful Detainer system.

Paralegal- Clean Slate Initiatives/ Reentry Team

NLSLA is seeking a Paralegal for its Clean Slate Initiatives/Reentry team (CSI). The Paralegal will work under the direction of NLSLA attorneys and will be trained in and expected to maintain expertise on a range of legal issues affecting individuals with a criminal record, including expungement, arrest sealing, early termination of supervision, Fair Chance issues (housing and employment), and other legal issues the reentry population must navigate. The CSI team consists of a passionate group of advocates working to disrupt systemic racism and generational trauma through removing legal barriers presented by the presence of a criminal record. Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, perform client interviews with patience and sensitivity, and manage an active caseload required.

Outreach Coordinator- Anti-Hate

NLSLA is seeking a temporary, part-time Outreach Coordinator to support the Stop AAPI Hate project in the development and execution of outreach and engagement strategies with community-based organizations serving AAPI population and assist in the development and execution of community events and educational presentations.

Medical Legal Community Partnership (MLCP) Staff Attorney – Innovations

NLSLA is seeking a staff attorney to join its growing and innovative MLCP team.  This new team member will be focused on the delivery and coordination of legal services to patients within the LA County DMH Innovations Boyle Heights project (“Innovations”). Innovations aims to demonstrate how the close partnership between healthcare, supportive services, and legal services providers can improve health outcomes for patients facing poverty, illness, substance use disorders, and other systemic barriers impacting the social determinants of health.