Executive Director

The Executive Director will assume primary operating and oversight responsibility for LACLJ and will work closely with Board, Staff, and community partners to advance the organization’s work and mission. They will have ultimate responsibility for strategic, operational, administrative, and financial stewardship, in concert with the Board of Directors, and will actively engage internal and external stakeholders in creating a shared vision for the future.

Directing Attorney of Benefits Advocacy Team (Full-Time Position)

ICLC seeks a dynamic manager and attorney to lead a legal services program focused on increasing disability benefits access for individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness across Los Angeles County. The Director will lead a team of ICLC attorneys and paralegals who are organized into two areas: (1) a technical assistance team supporting the County’s CBEST our partner programs in assisting individuals apply for disability benefits, and (2) a hearings representation team providing direct representation to clients in administrative hearings challenging denials of disability benefits. The Directing Attorney will provide substantive legal support involving Social Security law and procedure to the team, be the lead in furthering relationships with current and new funders, ensuring compliance with grants, and coordinate the various aspects of the entire team’s work. The Director will be responsible for assuring that the Team and our partners meet grant deliverables.

Directing Attorney, Domestic Violence Legal Services Project

DVP serves thousands of litigants each year through its two locations, in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown Los Angeles and the Central Bureau Family Justice Center in East Los Angeles. Through its team of trained volunteers, DVP strives to make the justice system more accessible for survivors who come to court for protection by providing legal information, assistance with preparing forms, and connections to other supportive services in community.

Disability Benefits Staff Attorney

ICLC seeks to hire a Staff Attorney to help clients who are homeless or precariously housed to connect with SSI, SSD, and CAPI benefits. The attorney will join an exciting county-wide project that is developing best practices in benefits representation. They will both represent clients in administrative hearings and provide technical assistance to our partners at the LA County Department of Health Services and elsewhere.

Clients’ Rights Advocate 1 or 2

The CRA advocates for people with developmental disabilities who are regional center clients, including people who reside in state developmental centers and community facilities.  The CRA is a generalist who 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.

Executive Director

The Executive Director oversees the Executive Management Team, which consists of the Deputy Director of Litigation, Deputy Director of Operations, Deputy Director of Community Engagement, and Chief Financial Officer. This team is responsible for the supervision and support of more than 130 staff, which includes 55 attorneys. Through this experienced and dedicated team of professionals, the Executive Director is responsible for advancing ICLS’s Mission and Strategic Plan, as well as the growth of Pro Bono and Community Engagement initiatives. This position serves as the public face of ICLS in support of advocating fully and courageously for civil justice and social equity for those who are low-income in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. 

Immigration Staff Attorney

LACLJ seeks an attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy. This attorney will represent low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or human trafficking in a variety of immigration matters, with a focus on providing relief under VAWA and the U and T Visa.  In addition to the humanitarian-based affirmative petitions, the position will attend interviews before USCIS, assist in removal defense hearings at EOIR (Immigration Court), and assist with ICE check-ins, as needed. They will also represent immigrant survivors in the areas of criminal justice advocacy and public benefits, among other related areas of practice that intersect with survivor areas of need. In addition, this position offers the opportunity to: