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.


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

LAAC makes our legal aid job board available to every legal aid organization looking

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

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT STAFF ATTORNEY TENANTS= RIGHTS PROJECT Affordable Housing Advocates (AAHA@) is a qualified

Development Officer (Full-Time, Exempt)

Southern California - Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
January 2, 2019

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.

Staff Attorney – Citizenship Project

Southern California - Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
January 2, 2019

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.

Special Events Manager (Full-Time, Exempt)

Southern California - Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
January 2, 2019

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.

Facilities and Office Manager

Southern California - Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
January 2, 2019

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.

Legal Secretary

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
December 19, 2018

LEGAL SECRETARY JOB DESCRIPTION CLASSIFICATION: Litigation Secretary (Union Position) SALARY: DOE/DOQ DEPARTMENT: Legal FLSA

Executive Assistant

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
December 19, 2018

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.

MEDICAL-LEGAL PARTNERSHIP STAFF ATTORNEY

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
December 19, 2018

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

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
December 19, 2018

STAFF ATTORNEY – RAPID RESPONSE FOR IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES CLASSIFICATION: Attorney I (Union Position) SALARY:

Database Manager

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
December 19, 2018

Bet Tzedek seeks a Database Manager to provide in-house support to develop and maintain client and donor databases.

Legislative Advocate

Northern California - Disability Rights California (DRC)
December 13, 2018

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.

Senior Legislative Advocate

Northern California - Disability Rights California (DRC)
December 13, 2018

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.

Senior/Supervising Attorney- Family Law

Southern California - Los Angeles Center for Law & Justice (LACLJ)
December 12, 2018

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.

Attorney-Family Law

Southern California - Los Angeles Center for Law & Justice (LACLJ)
December 12, 2018

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.

Managing Attorney (Sacramento, Los Angeles, Tustin, Santa Rosa, Modesto, San Jose)

Disability Rights California (DRC)
November 27, 2018

The Managing Attorney provides leadership, direction and management of the OCRA Program, including development of program goals and objectives.

Migrant Shelter Volunteer Manager (Temporary) – San Diego

Southern California - OneJustice
November 26, 2018

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.

Supervising Attorney- Client Intake Workgroup

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
November 20, 2018

  POSITION: Supervising Attorney- Client Intake Workgroup LOCATION: TBD SALARY: DOE with excellent benefits AVAILABILITY: Immediately APPLICATION

Supervising Attorney – Supporting Families Workgroup

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
November 20, 2018

POSITION: Supervising Attorney – Supporting Families Workgroup LOCATION: TBD SALARY: DOE with excellent benefits AVAILABILITY: Immediately APPLICATION DEADLINE: Continuous

Health Consumer Center Project Coordinator

Bay Area - Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
November 16, 2018

We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic, self-starter who cares about health care access and wants to work with a diverse, low-income client population.

Project Coordinator

Bay Area - Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
November 16, 2018

We are looking for a motivated and organized individual who is dedicated to advocating for a diverse, low-income client population.

Health Law Attorney or Law Graduate

Bay Area - Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
November 16, 2018

he Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks an attorney or law graduate with a passion for health equity and social justice advocacy to join our Health Consumer Center (HCC).

Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney Housing & Homelessness

Bay Area - Legal Aid of Marin
November 16, 2018

The attorney will handle impact litigation, policy advocacy, and service cases for very low income Marin residents and seniors.

Staff Attorney – Immigration

Southern California - Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC)
November 16, 2018

LASOC seeks an experienced, energetic, motivated, personable and effective Staff Attorney to work in its Compton Office (visit www.legal-aid.com for more information about us).

Staff Attorney- Complex Litigation

Southern California - Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC)
November 16, 2018

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.

Staff Attorney – Dependency

Bay Area - Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
November 16, 2018

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.

Supervising Attorney – Housing

Bay Area - Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
November 16, 2018

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.

Chief Financial Officer

Southern California - Public Counsel
November 16, 2018

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.

Managing Attorney – Client Intake Workgroup

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
November 16, 2018

JOB OPPORTUNITY NOTICE POSITION: Managing Attorney – Client Intake Workgroup LOCATION: Ron Olson Justice

Managing Attorney

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
November 16, 2018

JOB OPPORTUNITY NOTICE POSITION: MANAGING ATTORNEY Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Community Outreach Project

Attorney- Government Benefits and Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse

Bay Area - Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
November 13, 2018

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.