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.


Directing Attorney

Northern California - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 23, 2019

The CRLA Directing Attorney is responsible for the overall provision of legal services to the low-income client community in the service area and the day to day operations of the local field office. This includes supervising, training and motivating local office staff to provide the highest quality legal services in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Staff Attorney

Northern California - Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC)
May 23, 2019

Under supervision of the managing attorney, will participate in all aspects of litigation including, but not limited to: client interviews, factual investigation, legal research, discovery, preparation of legal documents, negotiations, trials, and appellate work in both state and federal courts; appear at administrative hearings; provide legal advice to individual clients, and general legal information to eligible community groups as well as to the public in general, which may involve travel to outlying counties.

Director of Pro Bono and Strategic Partnerships

Bay Area - Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR)
May 22, 2019

The Director of Pro Bono will work in collaboration with the Executive Director, the management team, staff, and the Board of Directors to develop and implement the strategic vision and plan to strengthen and expand pro bono support from lawyers, non-lawyers, private law firms, corporations, and other partners

Chief Operating Officer

Bay Area - Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR)
May 22, 2019

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) works closely with the Executive Director to manage LCCR’s finance and administrative needs in support of the organization’s mission and strategies. This is a systems-oriented, high level leadership position.

Housing Attorney or Senior Housing Attorney

Bay Area - Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)
May 21, 2019

The attorney will represent tenants facing eviction,pursue affirmative litigation to improve housing conditions and prevent displacement, and provide advice and educationto tenants about their rights.

Housing Rights Fellow

Bay Area - Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)
May 21, 2019

The housing rights fellow will receive training in housing law and litigation and will represent tenants facing eviction, pursue affirmativelitigation to improve housing conditions and prevent displacement, and provide advice and education to tenants abouttheir rights.

Regional Director of Advocacy

California Statewide - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 15, 2019

Working with the Basic Unit Director on statewide planning development and coordination of advocacy efforts, the Regional Director of Advocacy’s duties include:Supervision and mentoring of staff advocacy efforts Delivering and supporting litigation. Supporting other advocacy, including legislative, administrative advocacy and community education

Staff Attorney (Migrant Unit)

Central Valley - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 15, 2019

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Legal Director of LGBTQ

California Statewide - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 15, 2019

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

Labor and Civil Rights Litigation Project Director

Northern California - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 14, 2019

The Director will be responsible for developing new cases and representing clients in existing casesranging from class action impact litigation to individual representation. CRLAF represents clientsthroughout California, although most cases are based in rural agricultural communities.

Intake Attorney

Southern California - Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)
May 10, 2019

The Intake Attorney will be responsible for the supervision and legal support for the ICLS Intake Unit. As the first point of contact, the Intake Attorney will assist the intake team in obtaining any information to qualify the applicant for legal services.

Paralegal (Family Justice Center)

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
May 10, 2019

The Paralegal works under the supervision of attorney staff, and will be based at the Family Justice Center and NLSLA’s Pacoima office, providing services to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Staff Attorney (Housing)

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
May 10, 2019

The Staff Attorney is expected to focus on housing advocacy including: pursue all aspects of housing civil litigation and administrative hearing representation; maintain expertise on a range of housing issues affecting low-income individuals; provide outreach and education to tenant and community groups; and assist with some training and support of housing hotline staff. Advocacy may include participation in high-impact projects/litigation involving systemic or policy issues affecting low-income individuals and families as needed, depending upon skills to be acquired, client needs and NLS program priorities.

Staff Attorney (Health Consumer Center)

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
May 10, 2019

NLSLA is seeking a Staff Attorney for Health Consumer Center (HCC) for its Pacoima or El Monte office. The attorney is expected to focus on supporting HCC’s groundbreaking litigation, including research and writing, discovery, fact investigation, negotiations, and court appearances.

Executive Assistant

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
May 10, 2019

The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the Executive Director. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and leadership team; organizes and tracks external relations efforts; and management initiatives.

Staff Attorney (JAAVA Project)

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

NLSLA is seeking a Staff Attorney for our Justice-involved Adults Antelope Valley Advocacy Project (JAAVA). The candidate will play a significant role in implementing this newly funded initiative which is designed to defend the rights of justice involved adults facing significant barriers to employment in the Antelope Valley and seek to increase economic growth and build social capital in the poverty communities of color through comprehensive policy advocacy.

Self-Help Legal Access Center Attorney

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

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.

Self-Help Legal Access Center Attorney

Southern California - Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA)
May 9, 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.

Case Manager/Paralegal

Southern California - Community Legal Aid SoCal
May 9, 2019

The Case Manager will Provide one-on-one support services for Domestic Violence (DV) clients that will complement legal efforts to prevent and/or mitigate abusive conditions for these clients and their family members.

Outreach Paralegal

Southern California - Community Legal Aid SoCal
May 9, 2019

CLA SoCal seeks an energetic, motivated, personable and effective Outreach Paralegal to provide services to immigrant victims of violence and their families, particularly victims of domestic violence and trafficking.

Staff Attorney- Medical Legal Partnership

Central Coast - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 1, 2019

CRLA’s Monterey County Medical-Legal Partnership is seeking a staff attorney promote rural health equity through direct legal services, community partnership, and legal education.

Development Operations Coordinator

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
May 1, 2019

The primary responsibility of this position is to perform the day-to-day activities associated with the planning, organization and delivery of administration and operational support to the Development Division including the overall administration of the Bet Tzedek donor database. The position provides cross-functional support to the Development Department, assisting with gift and data processing as necessary.

Senior Staff Attorney- Medical Legal Partnership

Central Coast - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 1, 2019

The Monterey County Medical-Legal Partnership is seeking its first Senior Staff Attorney to provide direct legal services, supervise MLP casework, increase impact litigation, and help guide the direction of this growing partnership.

Staff Attorney (Migrant Unit)- Salinas

Central Coast - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
May 1, 2019

The Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Director of Legal Services

Southern California - Community Legal Aid SoCal
May 1, 2019

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) seeks a Director of Legal Services to oversee the delivery of high-quality legal services by CLA SoCal staff to eligible clients and organizations and assist the Executive Director and other management staff with overall operation of the program.

Deputy Director of Operations

Southern California - Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)
April 30, 2019

The Deputy Director of Operations will be responsible to ensure that ICLS, the Executive Office and all staff work in conformity with the State, Federal and Grant regulations as applied to our program. Responsibilities will include working with the ICLS Board of Directors to implement strategic planning, the Grants Administrator to ensure compliance with current grants, to increase grant funding, the creation and implementation of policies and procedures, oversee the Purchasing and Building Administrator and oversee the Human Resources Department. The Deputy Director of Operations will be responsible for the operation of ICLS in the absence of the Executive Director.

Director of Development

Bay Area - Root & Rebound
April 30, 2019

Root & Rebound seeks a driven, experienced, and entrepreneurial Director of Development to join our senior management team. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with senior leadership and support staff, the ideal candidate will outline a clear vision for the Development Department’s team that includes fundraising goals, execution strategies, and people management practices. The Director of Development will cultivate foundation and corporate donor relationships, support the Executive Director to build and maintain individual donor relationships, manage and improve the grant writing and reporting process, and spearhead the annual benefit and other fundraising events.

Deputy Director of Litigation

Southern California - Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)
April 30, 2019

The Deputy Director of Litigation will lead an exceptional team of legal advocates in providing legal assistance to qualified low-income persons in civil litigation in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. The Deputy Director will provide guidance and support to the Practice Group Directors and their teams in Consumer Law, Bankruptcy/Tax Law, Family Law, Healthcare/Public Benefits, Immigration, Systemic Impact Litigation, Intake/Outreach, and Education.

Deputy Director of Community Engagement

Southern California - Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)
April 30, 2019

Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc. is a non-profit 403(c) organization providing free legal services to low income persons in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. ICLS is looking for a Deputy Director of Community Engagement to manage and develop our communications fundraising department and our Private Attorney Involvement Program. ICLS is a dynamic and growing legal services organization providing free legal services to qualified individuals in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. The Deputy Director of Community Engagement will report directly to the Executive Director as a member of the Senior Executive Team along with the Deputy Director of Operations, the Deputy Director of Litigation and the Chief Financial Officer.

Executive Director

Southern California - Riverside Legal Aid
April 25, 2019

Riverside Legal Aid, a dba of the Public Service Law Corporation of the Riverside County Bar Association, is seeking an Executive Director to work in an exciting, growing program with an engaged, supportive Board of Directors.

Staff Attorney (Modesto, Salinas, and Stockton Offices)

Central Valley - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
April 24, 2019

The Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to eligible clients in CRLA priority areas in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Managing Attorney (El Centro and Modesto Offices)

Central Valley - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
April 24, 2019

The CRLA Directing Attorney is responsible for the overall provision of legal services to the low-income client community in the service area and the day to day operations of the local field office. This includes supervising, training and motivating local office staff to provide the highest quality legal services in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.

Staff Attorney (CEI Program) – Modesto

Central Valley - California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)
April 23, 2019

The CEI Staff Attorney will work with the Program Director and staff to develop and implement a comprehensive legal advocacy strategy to ensure equitable access to infrastructure and services in the northern San Joaquin Valley, particularly in DUCs. Primary responsibilities include legal advocacy/litigation, factual research, community outreach and education, leadership development and permissible advocacy in local and state governmental forums. The Staff Attorney will develop and maintain an interdisciplinary knowledge of local government, land use, civil rights, environmental and housing law as well as familiarity with local and regional planning processes and agencies.

Managing Attorney – Housing and Communities Workgroup

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
April 23, 2019

The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is accepting applications for the position of Managing Attorney to join its management team and lead a group of talented, resourceful and mission-driven attorneys who are dedicated to offering free legal services in low-income neighborhoods. Based out of our South Los Angeles Community office, the position offers an opportunity to lead a robust practice that includes impact litigation, policy advocacy and direct legal representation on behalf of clients throughout our service area.

Staff Attorney for Pro Bono Clinics (Los Angeles)

Southern California - OneJustice
April 23, 2019

OneJustice is looking for a Staff Attorney to join our team of legal aid innovators. The Staff Attorney will be a part of OneJustice’s efforts to develop more effective and efficient ways to get pro bono attorneys involved in the delivery of legal services and will be responsible for leading the Justice Bus Project in Southern California. This is a perfect role for an attorney looking to make a significant impact in legal services for low-income Californians and play an influential role in a highly productive organization.

Senior Manager of Donor Relations (San Francisco)

Bay Area - OneJustice
April 23, 2019

The Senior Manager of Donor Relations serves as the principal fundraising manager for OneJustice and is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that secures approximately $800K annually in philanthropic sources from individuals and corporations to support OneJustice’s mission and programs.

Program Associate, Pro Bono Justice Program (Los Angeles)

Southern California - OneJustice
April 23, 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. This position is a great opportunity to have a positive impact on underserved communities in California while acquiring and growing skills necessary for planning and coordinating events and working with legal and community based organizations. This is an excellent position for an individual interested in attending law school in the future. The Program Associate works out of OneJustice’s Los Angeles office and reports to the Staff Attorney responsible for OneJustice’s Justice Bus Project in Southern California. The position works closely with OneJustice’s Senior Staff Attorney for clinics and convening work in Los Angeles. Travel within California is required. Participation in occasional Saturday Justice Bus trips required.

Consumer Fraud Attorney

Southern California - Bet Tzedek Legal Services
April 23, 2019

Bet Tzedek is seeking a passionate attorney to join the fight against elder 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. As part of the agency’s Justice for Seniors initiative, this attorney will conduct all phases of litigation related to real estate fraud, mortgage foreclosure, and other consumer law issues impacting elderly clients.

Bilingual Legal Case Worker

Northern California - Legal Aid of Sonoma County
April 23, 2019

Legal Aid of Sonoma County (LASC) seeks a Bilingual Legal Case Worker (BCW) to join our Domestic Violence (DV) legal team in providing legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, human trafficking, and stalking. LASC provides clients assistance with protective orders and related legal remedies. Services include assistance with pleadings, legal advice and information, and in-court representation.

Director of Development

Bay Area - Root & Rebound
April 23, 2019

Root & Rebound seeks a driven, experienced, and entrepreneurial Director of Development to join our senior management team. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with senior leadership and support staff, the ideal candidate will outline a clear vision for the Development Department’s team that includes fundraising goals, execution strategies, and people management practices. The Director of Development will cultivate foundation and corporate donor relationships, support the Executive Director to build and maintain individual donor relationships, manage and improve the grant writing and reporting process, and spearhead the annual benefit and other fundraising events.

Site Director & Managing Attorney

SPECIAL - Root & Rebound
April 23, 2019

With Root & Rebound and Soteria’s support, the Site Director & Managing Attorney will spearhead and direct a new legal initiative to serve individuals who have been involved in the criminal justice system, formerly incarcerated and/or preparing for their reentry, as well as a broader community of stakeholders across South arolina who believe in expanding second chance opportunities for people with records.

Reentry Attorney for “Rights, Equity and Law Protection”

Southern California - April 23, 2019

R&R is thrilled to be hiring a Reentry Attorney for the Rights, Equity and Law (R.E.A.L. Project) who will be based at the Time for Change Foundation (TFCF) in San Bernardino, to help formerly incarcerated women and their children and families navigate and overcome legal barriers stemming from past criminal justice system involvement. TFCF is an organization that supports women to recover from homelessness, drug addiction, mental and physical abuse, family separation and the effects of incarceration. By embedding a holistically trained R&R Reentry Attorney at TFCF’s office, TFCF will be able to provide even stronger wraparound support to its housing residents, program members, and strengthen the broader San Bernardino reentry infrastructure. Learn more about TFCF at www.timeforchangefoundation.org.

In-Prison Programs Attorney

Bay Area - Root & Rebound
April 23, 2019

The In-Prison Programs Attorney will develop, facilitate, and enhance R&R’s reentry legal education and reentry services for people in CA state prisons and jails preparing to return home--mitigating the issues that thousands of people face each year when released, through early and impactful support. The In-Prison Programs Attorney will be responsible for managing in-prison programming in two CA prisons (one for men where R&R has existing programs and one for women where the organization is expanding).

In-Prison Programs Coordinator

Bay Area - Root & Rebound
April 23, 2019

The In-Prison Programs Coordinator will help develop, facilitate, and enhance R&R’s in-prison reentry legal programs and reentry services for people in California state prisons and jails preparing to return home, and support all of R&R’s incarcerated clients create reentry plans that include concrete services and warm connections for housing, health, food and nutrition, family and children, community and social connections, financial wellness, employment and job readiness, mental health, recovery support, and other social services

Disaster Relief Legal Caseworker

Northern California - Legal Aid of Sonoma County
April 23, 2019

After the devastating wildfires in Sonoma County, Legal Aid of Sonoma County launched a Disaster Relief program to assist fire survivors with a range of legal needs related to the fires. These issues include insurance, FEMA benefits, housing, and employment issues. Legal Aid provides both educational clinics, pro bono clinics, and individual representation to fire survivors through this program.

Director of Finance

Southern California - Community Legal Aid SoCal
April 23, 2019

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low income individuals and seniors. It has two offices in Orange County and two offices in Southeast Los Angeles County. Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) seeks an energetic, motivated, personable and effective Director of Finance to manage the financial functions of the organization. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Director of Finance will assume a strategic and operational role in the overall management of Accounting and Finance functions of CLA SoCal.

Office Administrator

Central Coast - San Luis Obispo Legal Assistance Foundation
April 17, 2019

San Luis Obispo Legal Assistance Foundation (SLOLAF) is seeking a full-time Office Administrator. Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred.

Clinic Attorney

Southern California - Community Legal Aid SoCal
April 17, 2019

CLA SoCal seeks an experienced, energetic, motivated, personable and effective Attorney to work in its Orange County service area.

In-Prison Programs Attorney

Northern District - Root & Rebound
April 17, 2019

The In-Prison Programs Attorney will develop, facilitate, and enhance R&R’s reentry legal education and reentry services for people in CA state prisons and jails preparing to return home--mitigating the issues that thousands of people face each year when released, through early and impactful support.

Attorney – Santa Monica Workgroup

Southern California - Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
April 17, 2019

LAFLA seeks to achieve equal justice for poor and low-income people in greater Los Angeles.