Join the California legal aid community! LAAC posts all job openings at our member programs, and we want to help get the word out on amazing opportunities to make a difference in the lives of low-income Californians.

Job postings are free for members of the Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC). Organizations that are not LAAC members may post jobs for $75 each, or $250 for unlimited postings for a year. Contact Safia Kartoum at SKartoum@LAAConline.org to arrange for payment and posting. Postings will remain active for up to three months, unless otherwise indicated.


Supervising Attorney, Legal Advice Line (LAL)

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 19, 2019

We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to become the Supervising Attorney of the Legal Advice Line (LAL) located in Oakland. The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for the direct supervision of staff case work, oversight of project and grant deliverable compliance, and ensuring that clients receive high quality legal services.

Attorney – Health Consumer Center (Alameda County)

Bay Area - July 19, 2019

We are seeking an Attorney for our centralized health unit located in Oakland, CA. This person will be part of a team that provides consumer assistance, legal advice, brief service and extended representation to eligible clients with health care access issues throughout the Bay Area including Sonoma County.

Interpersonal Violence Prevention – Family Law Staff Attorney (San Francisco)

Bay Area - July 19, 2019

BayLegal seeks a family law attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our team. This position is based in our San Francisco office serving clients throughout the county. As a member of BayLegal's regional practice, there may be travel within BayLegal's broader service areas to address the regional nature of poverty and as necessary for training and broader advocacy.

Pro Bono Coordinator – Oakland

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 19, 2019

The Pro Bono Department Coordinator is a key member of the Pro Bono Department, and actively supports the engagement of a full range of volunteers in the delivery of legal services for low-income communities, from private attorneys to high school volunteers. The Coordinator supports the planning, delivery, and evaluation of BayLegal's firm-wide pro bono programs. The position is based in BayLegal's Central Support office in Oakland and reports to the Pro Bono Director.

Senior Litigation Counsel

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 19, 2019

BayLegal seeks a talented litigator with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our team as Senior Litigation Counsel. The Senior Litigation Counsel is responsible for leading and supporting teams of litigators bringing major impact and affirmative cases that arise out of BayLegal’s direct services work, and supervising, mentoring, and training attorneys and advocates engaged in litigation. The Senior Litigation Counsel reports to the Director of Litigation and Advocacy.

Staff Attorney – Housing

Bay Area - Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
July 16, 2019

The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley is seeking a full-time Attorney for its Housing Department. As a part of the Law Foundation’s Strategic Plan, the Law Foundation is currently focusing on redesigning our Housing Department and how to best provide housing legal services to the community. Over the course of the next year, Law Foundation housing staff will be experimenting with various approaches to training, supervision, and support of staff, as well as trying out various service delivery models. The housing team will be working to incorporate community lawyering and other race equity tools into its work in an effort to design a new housing department that provides the best possible housing services to our community. The new Housing Department will have a strong focus on anti-displacement and will dedicate resources to both direct services work and system change.

Practice Group Director – Public Benefits

Southern California - Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)
July 11, 2019

The Public Benefits Practice Group Director manages the ICLS Legal Practice Group that focuses on Public Benefits. This includes areas such as Housing and Disability Advocacy, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Insurance, and Cast Assistance Program for Immigrants. This position actively manages attorney and related legal staff in all aspects related to public benefits claims.

Self-Help Center Assistant Attorney

Northern California - July 11, 2019

Salary $33.34 – $46.92 Hourly Location Redding, CA Job Type Temporary Department Legal Job

Administrative Assistant

Southern California - Los Angeles Center for Law & Justice (LACLJ)
July 11, 2019

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Development, the Administrative Assistant will primarily provide support in meeting LACLJ’s development goals including assisting with the agency’s annual fundraising gala and peer to peer fundraising campaign. This position will also provide support to LACLJ’s Grants Management team with grant proposals, reporting, and compliance.

Practice Group Director – Healthcare Law

Southern California - Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)
July 11, 2019

The Healthcare Practice Group Director manages all aspects of the Healthcare Legal Practice Group at ICLS. They also manage and monitor unit and advocate progress on implementing the program’s mission, priorities, principles of advocacy, and unit and individual work plans. This position also coordinates with other assistance organizations in the area by providing referrals and implementing partner meetings. Practice Group Directors maintain an active caseload and/or advocacy in addition to managing the staff of the practice group.

Immigration Attorney – Family Justice Center

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
July 9, 2019

NLSLA is seeking an Immigration Attorney for to work in partnership with Strength United at the Van Nuys Family Justice Center. The ideal candidate will be a skillful attorney who can excel in a fast-paced, dynamic anti-poverty law practice and is capable of fiercely advocating on behalf of NLSLA clients in multiple forums. The candidate must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience serving low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis.

Staff Attorney- Health Consumer Center

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
July 9, 2019

NLSLA is seeking a Staff Attorney for Health Consumer Center (HCC) for its Pacoima office. The attorney is expected to focus on providing direct representation of clients in Healthcare issues, as well as supporting HCC’s groundbreaking litigation. In addition, they will develop and maintain expertise on a range of health care access issues affecting low-income individuals including eligibility, access to care, affordability with emphasis on managed care delivery systems issues; manage a caseload of health advocacy cases performing all functions from intake to case management to representation, negotiation, administrative hearings, plan grievances, litigation and systems advocacy; and provide on-going legal research, support and training to health care paralegals and intake screeners who staff the HCC hotline.

Social Justice Attorney with focus on Consumer Rights

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 9, 2019

We are seeking an attorney to join our dynamic Consumer Law practice group and to support BayLegal's mission. Our consumer law practice focuses on halting unfair and deceptive business practices in the area of consumer financial products and on protecting the rights of low- income consumers.

Social Justice Attorney – focused on Medical Legal Partnership (“MLP”) Contra Costa County Regional Office

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 9, 2019

We are seeking an attorney to join our dynamic Medical Legal Partnership, a cutting edge model of legal service delivery spanning all of BayLegal's substantive practice areas through a lens of individual and public health. BayLegal has partnered with Contra Costa Health Services to provide wraparound civil legal services targeting persons with long‐term or chronic health conditions, and high emergency health care utilizers.

Grants Officer

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 9, 2019

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

Social Work Manager – Oakland, CA

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 9, 2019

The Social Work Manager serves as a member of BayLegal's senior management team reporting directly to the Director of Program and Advocacy and Executive Director. In this position, you will be responsible for supporting a collaborative relationship between BayLegal's attorneys and social workers to improve client outcomes through enhanced client engagement and well-being, and ensuring overall effective and high quality social work services. As Social Work Manager you will lead a passionate social work team, that currently includes full-time social workers embedded in our Housing Preservation and Homelessness Prevention, Youth Justice, and Social Security Disability Rights teams, as well as MSW interns working with our Interpersonal Violence Prevention practice.

Social Justice Attorney, focus on Economic Justice and Access to Government Benefits San Francisco County

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 9, 2019

We are seeking an attorney to join our dynamic Economic Justice practice group and BayLegal's mission to address the root causes of homelessness, displacement and economic instability. Our Economic Justice practice focuses on representing families in accessing public benefits programs for which they are eligible, including CalWORKs, General Assistance, SSI, and related benefits programs such as Medi‐Cal, CalFresh, and Refugee Cash Assistance; and ensuring they are receiving appropriate benefit levels and services.

Housing Advocate (Paralegal) – San Francisco Regional Office

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 9, 2019

We are seeking an Advocate/Paralegal to join our dynamic Housing Law practice group and BayLegal's mission. Our housing law practice focuses on the preservation of fair and affordable housing, addressing the root causes of homelessness and displacement. As part of San Francisco's new Tenants' Right to Counsel Initiative, this position will focus on supporting and working with a team of attorneys who are providing full-scope legal services to tenants in unlawful detainer proceedings.

Accountant

Bay Area - Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal)
July 9, 2019

Accountant Organization: Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) ensures fairness in the civil justice system

Shriver- Self Help Staff Attorney

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
July 3, 2019

NLSLA is seeking a Shriver Staff Attorney for the Shriver Self Help Center at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse. The Staff Attorney will be an integral part of a dynamic team of advocates from 4 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.

Staff Attorney – Housing

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
July 3, 2019

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Attorney – Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Community Outreach

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
July 3, 2019

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for low-income people in Los Angeles and is currently accepting applications for the position of Attorney.

Antelope Valley Self-Help Legal Access Center Attorney

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
July 3, 2019

The attorney is responsible for working with NLSLA staff and volunteers to operate self-help legal access center for Los Angeles County located at the Pomona, Chatsworth or Van Nuys courthouses. The Staff Attorney will interview self-represented persons seeking assistance on civil court law matters, including family and housing issues and provide educational materials and information in order to access the court system.

Attorney Self-Help Legal Access Center (Van Nuys)

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
July 3, 2019

NLSLA is currently seeking an Attorney responsible for working with NLSLA staff and volunteers to operate high volume self-help legal access center for Los Angeles County located at the Van Nuys courthouse. The Staff Attorney will interview unrepresented persons seeking assistance on civil law matters, including family and housing issues and create educational materials and information in order to access the court system.

Accounting Clerk

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
July 3, 2019

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for low-income people in Los Angeles and is currently accepting applications for the position of Accounting Clerk. LAFLA seeks to achieve equal justice for poor and low-income people in greater Los Angeles. We change lives through direct representation, systems change, and community education.

Supervising Attorney- Client Intake Workgroup

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
July 3, 2019

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for low-income people in Los Angeles and is currently accepting applications for the position of Supervising Attorney.

Right to Counsel Litigation Attorney

Bay Area - Eviction Defense Collaborative
July 3, 2019

The Eviction Defense Collaborative (EDC) seeks an enthusiastic community lawyer to join our team in fighting for tenant rights and preventing homelessness and displacement. As a Right to Counsel Litigation Attorney you will play a key role in the implementation of tenant right to counsel in San Francisco and at the forefront of the universal right to representation movement.

Medi- Cal Staff Attorney

Southern California - Eviction Defense Collaborative
July 3, 2019

Bet Tzedek seeks an attorney to provide legal services, advocacy, education, and other support to In-Home Supportive Health Services (IHSS) providers, consumers, and their families. This Staff Attorney will also work in collaboration with Bet Tzedek’s Impact Team and IHSS & Medi- Cal policy specialist to identify and execute on impact litigation and policy initiatives.

Paralegal- Tenant’s Rights & Elder Law

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
July 3, 2019

Bet Tzedek seeks a full-time staff paralegal for its Rapid Response Project. The project involves the provision of legal services to low and moderate income members living or working in the Beverly Hills area with housing issues, including advice and representation concerning the rent stabilization sections of the Beverly Hills Municipal Code, as well as providing legal services to moderate and low income seniors on a wide range of civil legal matters, including government benefits, consumer issues, debtors’ rights, and advance planning.

Right to Counsel Litigation Attorney

Bay Area - Eviction Defense Collaborative
July 3, 2019

The Eviction Defense Collaborative (EDC) seeks an enthusiastic community lawyer to join our team in fighting for tenant rights and preventing homelessness and displacement. As a Right to Counsel Litigation Attorney you will play a key role in the implementation of tenant right to counsel in San Francisco and at the forefront of the universal right to representation movement.

Supervising Litigation Attorney

Bay Area - Eviction Defense Collaborative
July 3, 2019

Eviction Defense Collaborative (EDC) is seeking an enthusiastic Supervising Litigation attorney to join our litigation team. EDC provides a vital service representing tenants sued in unlawful detainer and is on the frontline of eviction defense in San Francisco.

Litigation Staff Attorney or Senior Attorney

California Statewide - Western Center on Law & Poverty (WCLP)
July 2, 2019

This position provides an exciting opportunity to advocate on a variety of health-related poverty law issues throughout the state. The successful candidate will work in each aspect of Western Center’s multipronged advocacy strategy: leading high impact litigation, engaging in policy advocacy, and providing assistance and trainings to local legal services attorneys.

Staff Attorney, Tenant Rights and Eviction Defense

Bay Area - AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP)
July 2, 2019

Staff Attorney sought for nonprofit providing legal services for people with HIV/AIDS. Staff Attorney will work mainly in housing law, focused on eviction defense. Motivated individual interested in working in cooperative, flexible office, committed to social justice.

Legal Resource Center Attorney

Central Coast - Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County (LAFSBC)
July 2, 2019

The Legal Resource Centers (LRC) of Santa Barbara County provide free legal services to self- represented litigants (SRLs). The LRCs are staffed by a California licensed attorney and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.

Legal Advice Line Paralegal

Central Valley - Central California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
June 27, 2019

The CCLS Legal Advice Line (“LAL”) allows individuals and groups in Central California to apply for, and if determined eligible, to receive legal advice regarding a wide range of legal issues over the telephone and as a walk-in. The CCLS LAL is responsible for the efficient delivery of high-quality legal information, advice, and referral with regard to a broad array of legal issues, including housing, public benefits, health, consumer, education, and family security.

IT Systems Analyst

Central Valley - Central California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
June 27, 2019

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Immigration Attorney or Senior Immigration Attorney

Central Valley - Central California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
June 27, 2019

The attorney will provide high quality legal services, from advice and brief services to full representation; actively collaborate with community groups and nonprofits to devise solutions to problems of poverty in our client communities; and foster a productive relationship with other CCLS staff, the courts, public agencies, and community groups. A commitment to impact litigation as part of a holistic and collaborative advocacy strategy is essential

Legal Secretary

Central Valley - Central California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
June 27, 2019

The Legal Secretary carries out routine duties and responsibilities and works with minimal supervision. The Legal Secretary knows and understands office policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct normal project functions. The Legal Secretary has an excellent grasp of the fundamentals of written communication in English and in Spanish, including excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation usage. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Staff Attorney-for Housing Team

Central Valley - Central California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
June 27, 2019

The attorney will represent tenants facing eviction, pursue affirmative litigation to improve housing conditions and prevent displacement, and provide advice and education to tenants about their rights. The Central Valley faces a crisis of evictions, predatory rent increases, and housing discrimination.

Staff Attorney

Southern California - Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)
June 21, 2019

DRLC seeks a dynamic and motivated Staff Attorney with outstanding academic and professional credentials to join the litigation team in our Los Angeles office.

Staff Attorney- Cancer Legal Resource Center

Southern California - Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)
June 21, 2019

The CLRC Staff Attorney will help people living with cancer understand and navigate a complex array of state and federal laws and programs, including laws pertaining to employment, health care, government benefits, debt, estate planning, and end of life care planning. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to public interest, experience working with vulnerable populations, superior academic credentials, and a desire to help people in crises.

Senior Staff Attorney

Southern California - Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)
June 21, 2019

DRLC seeks a dynamic and motivated Senior Staff Attorney with outstanding academic and professional credentials to join the litigation team in our Los Angeles office.

Paralegal- Self-Help Conservatorship Clinic

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
June 18, 2019

Bet Tzedek is seeking an ambitious, highly organized, and creative individual to serve as one of two paralegals coordinating the Self-Help Conservatorship Clinic.

Consumer Fraud Attorney

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
June 18, 2019

Bet Tzedek is seeking a passionate attorney to join the fight against elder consumer fraud through a combination of direct representation, policy advocacy, and education and outreach efforts designed to combat structural inequalities, including predatory lending and other barriers to asset building in low income communities and communities of color.

Program Associate, Healthy Nonprofits Program (San Francisco)

Bay Area - OneJustice
June 18, 2019

The Program Associate is part of the Healthy Nonprofits team which provides training, resources, coaching and consulting to the boards and staff of legal services nonprofit organizations. Through its long-running Executive Fellowship program focused on training current executives and the next generation of nonprofit leaders, the Organizational Change Accelerators program which provides coaching to legal aid organizations on organizational development, the Capacity Building Academy which provides free online trainings to legal services staff to develop program management skills, and other legal services nonprofit resources, the Healthy Nonprofits Program provides critical capacity building support to the civil legal aid sector.

Directing Attorney

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
June 18, 2019

Bet Tzedek seeks an experienced attorney with a strong litigation background to lead an incredible team of advocates as it strives towards ensuring access to justice on behalf of seniors.

Staff Attorney- Tenant’s Rights and Elder Law

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
June 18, 2019

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Senior Legislative Advocate

Sacramento Region - Disability Rights California (DRC)
June 12, 2019

The Senior Legislative Advocate is part of the legislative unit for Disability Rights California (DRC) and is responsible for legislative advocacy activities. The Senior Legislative Advocate identifies, monitors, and advocates legislative activities that affect Californians with disabilities; has expert substantive knowledge in two to four disability rights areas; and, a working knowledge of all areas covered by Disability Rights California.

Legislative Advocate 2

Sacramento Region - Disability Rights California (DRC)
June 12, 2019

The Legislative Advocate 2 is part of the legislative unit for Disability Rights California (DRC) and is responsible for legislative advocacy activities. The Legislative Advocate 2 identifies, monitors, and advocates legislative activities that affect Californians with disabilities.

Executive Assistant

Southern California - Disability Rights California (DRC)
June 12, 2019

Executive Assistant Los Angeles or San Diego Salary Range (DOE): $50,780 – $68,050 per