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.
The attorney will provide civil legal services designed to meet the individualized needs of delinquency involved youth, with a particular focus on SSI cases for children with disabilities.
We are seeking an attorney to join our dynamic Legal Advice Line team, which provides assistance to low-income individuals and families in the areas of housing, family law, public benefits, and consumer law. This particular position will focus on our housing practice, which seeks to preserve fair and affordable housing for residents of San José and throughout the Bay Area.
BayLegal is currently accepting applications for a Disability Rights Staff Attorney position in our Alameda County Office, located in Oakland. We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to disability rights and social justice advocacy to represent individuals with mental and physical disabilities in their applications for Social Security/SSI benefits.
We are seeking a staff attorney to join our youth justice team. We are interested in candidates who are energetic, culturally competent and have a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to represent youth who are involved in the juvenile delinquency system.
Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) in Berkeley, California seeks an attorney with at least three years of active federal court litigation experience to help develop and litigate cutting edge cases that advance the rights of people with disabilities, especially the educational rights of children and youth with disabilities.
Through training and individual assistance, the Bilingual Educational Equity Advocate assists, educates, supports, and encourages parents/guardians from isolated and traditionally un-served families to become effective advocates for their children with disabilities. Candidates must have a strong connection to the community served.
We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to represent traditionally underserved populations, including persons who are homeless, have disabilities, and/or low-income, minority, senior, and LEP immigrant clients. The staff attorney will independently manage a caseload in the areas of housing, employment, and holistic legal services.
We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to represent traditionally underserved populations, including persons who are homeless, have disabilities, and/or low-income, minority, senior, and LEP immigrant clients. The staff attorney will independently manage a litigation caseload in the area of employment law and in other areas of law as needed, including housing and civil rights.
We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to represent traditionally underserved populations, including persons who are homeless, have disabilities, and/or low-income, minority, senior, and LEP immigrant clients.
This position provides supportive services including eligibility review, client needs assessment, psycho-education, safety planning, access planning, community referrals, criminal justice advocacy, and community outreach to underserved populations and services providers throughout Los Angeles County
The Sensory Disabilities Attorney will support and expand our existing litigation efforts on communication access for individuals with sensory disabilities.
The Youth Staff Attorney shares responsibility with other legal and advocacy staff for providing information, technical assistance, outreach and training and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings to clients with disabilities
Juvenile Re-entry and Integration Attorney will represent students with disabilities as they reintegrate into their communities following contact with the juvenile justice system, including juvenile detention or arrest.
LSC seeks an attorney to represent children in immigration proceedings. Clients will be living in the community in the Bay Area or in the Federal Foster Care program in Solano county. Clients are primarily monolingual Spanish speakers. We welcome applicants at all levels and provide opportunities for training and leadership.
ICLC seeks a talented full-time Staff Attorney with 0-3 years experience to provide free legal services to help homeless veterans with disabilities gain access to critical income-support benefits.
This is a great entry-level position for someone someone interested in legal services nonprofits, nonprofit administration and communication, or hoping to gain exceptional work experience in a busy and active work environment. This position will be critical to support the statewide network of legal nonprofits in the years to come.
Advancing Justice-LA seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, collaborative and creative Development Officer who will be part of a six-person development team that raises the organization’s over $ 11 million annual budget.
The staff attorney will work directly on complex naturalization cases, provide technical support and capacity building to local API-serving nonprofit organizations on naturalization, and support evening and weekend citizenship workshops.
Advancing Justice-LA seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, energetic and creative Special Events Manager who will be part of a six-person development team that raises the organization’s over $ 11 million annual budget.
This person will be responsible for overseeing building-related activities that ensure the building and related infrastructures are safe and well-functioning. This person will also manage the day-to-day office-wide operations of our organization including managing organizational processes and systems that support personnel like office equipment, supplies, rentals, and billing.
Under the direct supervision of Bet Tzedek’s Vice President of Legal Programs, this Executive Assistant will provide a wide range of administrative support to the Vice President and the organization’s seven Litigation Managers. This position requires someone to be a gatekeeper, master organizer, scheduler, confidant, trusted advisor, and protector of time and creative energy for the team.
The delivery of legal services today requires innovation and partnership. Bet Tzedek’s Harbor UCLA Medical Legal Partnership embodies this reality. By deploying staff who co-locate at the medical facility, Bet Tzedek is able to work in partnership with medical professionals to holistically address community members’ social determinants of health through legal advocacy. Bet Tzedek now seeks to expand this effort through the addition of a second, ambitious junior staff attorney to the program.
STAFF ATTORNEY – RAPID RESPONSE FOR IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES CLASSIFICATION: Attorney I (Union Position) SALARY:
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.
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.
LACLJ seeks a seasoned family law attorney to join its seven-member family law team. This is a case- carrying position that will provide representation, primarily in custody and restraining order hearings, to low income survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The Attorney will provide legal representation to low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. This position will primarily provide representation to survivors in restraining and custody order hearings, as well as other civil legal matters as needed, and is ideal for an attorney with prior family law or comparable civil litigation experience.
The Managing Attorney provides leadership, direction and management of the OCRA Program, including development of program goals and objectives.
The Migrant Shelter Volunteer Manager will be the lead position responsible for creating, managing, and continuously improving systems to ensure the highly effective placement of volunteers to serve immigrant families (the guests) at a mobile shelter and other locations in San Diego.
POSITION: Supervising Attorney – Supporting Families Workgroup LOCATION: TBD SALARY: DOE with excellent benefits AVAILABILITY: Immediately APPLICATION DEADLINE: Continuous
The Deputy Director will report to the Executive Director and will assist in the financial, administrative, personnel, and programmatic management of the organization. S/he will help ensure compliance with legal, funder, and audit requirements and will represent LAFLA in local, regional, state, and national legal communities as well as with public interest partners.
The attorney will handle impact litigation, policy advocacy, and service cases for very low income Marin residents and seniors.
The Staff Attorney will litigate a wide-range of legal services issues, strive to make impactful changes on matters that disproportionately impact the poor, and be an integral part of a fast-paced team environment.
The attorney will accept court appointments to represent minors subject to petitions alleging abuse and neglect. Frequent court appearances will be required in this position. It is anticipated that the attorney will appear primarily on a law and motion calendar. Trial litigation will also be required in this position. The attorney will work in tandem with a LACY social worker to assess the needs of minor clients.
The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley is seeking a full-time Supervising Attorney for its Housing Department, focused on supervising a fast-paced and dynamic unlawful detainer defense practice. As a part of our Strategic Plan, the Law Foundation is focusing on the redesign of our Housing Department.
Now in its 48th year of operations, Public Counsel seeks a mission-driven, strategic, and solutions-oriented Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join its executive team to lead the organization’s financial operations. This is an ideal opportunity for a seasoned, hands-on finance and administrative professional with the drive and enthusiasm to continually enhance, modernize, and measure the finance and accounting environment to ensure that Public Counsel continues to be an exceptionally strong mission-driven, community-focused organization well into the future.
The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks a committed public interest- minded attorney to advocate for older adults and adults with disabilities on government benefits issues and against abuse.