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.


Staff Attorney – Eviction Defense Workgroup

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
March 14, 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.

Attorney

Bay Area - Public Advocates Inc.
March 12, 2019

Public Advocates Inc. is hiring an attorney to join our Education Equity Team! The team’s work currently includes local and state advocacy to ensure full and equitable funding for all students – and especially socioeconomically disadvantaged students of color; advocacy to advance state and federal teacher quality reforms and accountability reforms, more broadly; and efforts to seed democracy through the development of meaningful student and parent voice in school communities.

Staff Attorney

Southern California - Wage Justice Center
March 12, 2019

The Wage Justice Center is seeking a talented and creative full-time Staff Attorney with two to five years of experience to represent low-income individuals who have experienced wage theft or other violations of their rights under the Labor Code.

Deputy Director/Managing Attorney

Southern California - Legal Aid Society of San Diego (LASSD)
March 12, 2019

The Legal Aid Society of San Diego is seeking to hire a Managing Attorney (MA) who will be a strategic thought‐partner to the Chief Counsel with a passion for leading a sophisticated poverty law organization. The MA oversees and integrates the work of multiple teams through collaborative efforts that engender efficiency, trust and respect among all parties.A seasoned attorney who has deep knowledge of and experience in poverty law, the MA has a visceral connection to the people and communities we serve.

Attorney

Bay Area - Public Advocates Inc.
March 7, 2019

Public Advocates Inc. is hiring an attorney with 3-8+ years of experience to join our Education Equity Team! Our team’s work currently includes local and state advocacy to ensure full and equitable funding for all students – and especially socioeconomically disadvantaged students of color; advocacy to advance state and federal teacher quality reforms and accountability reforms, more broadly; and efforts to seed democracy through the development of a meaningful student and parent voice in school communities.

Program Director – Rural Education Equity Program

Bay Area - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
March 7, 2019

California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) is looking for a Program Director who will provide oversight, direction, coordination, support and monitoring of CRLA education advocacy focusing on reducing education disparities and ensuring that priority area outcomes are met. The Program Director will also provide oversight, direction, management, and monitoring of local advocacy efforts.

Paralegal, Immigration Practice

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
March 5, 2019

Bet Tzedek is seeking an earnest, organized, and focused bilingual individual to serve as a paralegal assisting with the representation of unaccompanied children in removal proceedings and the adjustment of status process.

Temporary Staff Attorney – Guardianship & Immigration

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
March 5, 2019

Bet Tzedek is seeking an earnest, organized, and focused bilingual individual who advocate on behalf of undocumented minors seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status via Probate Court, and may include conducting new client intake, preparing cases for pro bono placement, and/or providing full scope representation.

Attorney, Immigration Counsel For Foster Youth

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
March 5, 2019

Bet Tzedek is seeking an determined, organized, and zealous bilingual advocate to serve as immigration counsel for these foster youth, representing unaccompanied children in Immigration Court, USCIS, and if necessary, Board of Immigration Appeals.

Paralegal – Self-Help Conservatorship Clinic

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
March 5, 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.

Program Associate, Pro Bono Justice Program (Los Angeles)

Southern California - OneJustice
March 5, 2019

The Program Associate plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful implementation of mobile legal clinics that expand the reach of life-changing legal services for underserved and isolated communities in Southern California, including coordinating all logistical details of Justice Bus trips.

Administrative Assistant —Temporary/Part Time

Bay Area - Contra Costa Senior Legal Services (CCSLS)
March 5, 2019

We are looking for a collaborative team member who shares our commitment to making justice available to a vulnerable population, assisting CCSLS staff in day to day office operations, provides general clerical support and client file maintenance, and performing such other support duties and responsibilities as needed.

LSPC Senior Staff Attorney

Bay Area - Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC)
February 26, 2019

The senior staff attorney supervises staff attorneys, oversees and participates in legal trainings offered to the public and the writing and updating of our legal materials.

Staff Attorney – Tax Controversies, Bankruptcy and Consumer Debt

Southern California - Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC)
February 26, 2019

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) seeks an energetic, motivated, personable and effective Staff Attorney to provide direct services and representation to clients needing assistance with tax controversy issues, Chapter 7 Bankruptcies and consumer debt issues.

Staff Attorney – Education/Special Education

Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC)
February 26, 2019

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) seeks an energetic, motivated, personable and effective Staff Attorney to assist families with special education needs to obtain equitable and meaningful education for their child(ren) through direct services and systemic and legal advocacy.

LGBT Program Director

California Statewide - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
February 26, 2019

The LGBT Program Director coordinates CRLA’s statewide advocacy for LGBT people and leads the implementation of its goal to increase access to justice for low-income LGBT people in rural California, particularly LGBT farm workers.

Managing Attorney – Housing and Communities

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
February 21, 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 Managing Attorney.

Social Worker – San Francisco

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

Social workers and attorneys at BayLegal work collaboratively in case assessment, strategy, and management, forming an interdisciplinary team to support clients overcome crises and move towards stability.

Temporary Youth Justice Attorney (Disability Rights Focus) – Alameda County

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

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.

Legal Advice Line Attorney – San José

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

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.

Disability Rights Staff Attorney – Alameda County Regional Office

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

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.

Youth Justice Attorney (Disability Rights Focus) – Alameda County

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

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.

Land Law Section, Deputy Attorney General III

California Statewide - February 14, 2019

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Disability Civil Rights Staff Attorney

Bay Area - Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
February 13, 2019

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.

Bilingual Educational Equity Advocate

Bay Area - Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
February 13, 2019

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.

Staff Attorney

Bay Area - Legal Aid of Marin
February 13, 2019

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.

Staff Attorney, Employment Law

Bay Area - Legal Aid of Marin
February 13, 2019

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.

Senior Litigation Attorney

Bay Area - Legal Aid of Marin
February 13, 2019

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.

Community Care Advocate (BSW) – Mezzo Level

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
February 11, 2019

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

Staff Attorney 1 (Sensory Disabilities- Civil Rights Practice Group)

California Statewide - Disability Rights California (DRC)
February 11, 2019

The Sensory Disabilities Attorney will support and expand our existing litigation efforts on communication access for individuals with sensory disabilities.

Pro Bono Coordinator

Southern California - Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC)
February 11, 2019

POSITION: Pro Bono Coordinator SUPERVISOR: Director of Pro Bono WAGE RANGE: Depending on experience

Staff Attorney 1 (Special Education -Youth Practice Group)

Southern California - Disability Rights California (DRC)
February 11, 2019

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

Staff Attorney 1 (Juvenile Re-entry and Integration Youth Practice Group)

Northern California - Disability Rights California (DRC)
February 11, 2019

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.

Bilingual (Spanish) Immigration Staff Attorney

Bay Area - Legal Services for Children (LSC)
February 11, 2019

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.

Staff Attorney – Homeless Veterans Project (Full-Time Position)

Southern California - Inner City Law Center (ICLC)
February 11, 2019

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.

Training Associate

Bay Area - Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC)
February 11, 2019

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.

Staff Attorney

Southern California - Affordable Housing Advocates (AHA)
February 5, 2019

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