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. All postings must be related to public interest legal work. Requests from organizations that are not LAAC members will be considered by LAAC leadership on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact Erika Howard at EHoward@LAACOnline.org to arrange for payment and posting. Please provide all postings in Microsoft Word format. Postings will remain active for up to three months, unless otherwise indicated.


Program Attorney , Scaling Eviction Defense Project

Southern CaliforniaInner City Law Center (ICLC)
May 12, 2022

Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row in

Public Benefits Attorney, San Francisco, CA

Bay AreaOpen Door Legal
May 12, 2022

Open Door Legal is hiring a Bilingual Spanish-speaking Eviction Defense Paralegal to provide critical support to our eviction defense housing cases.

Eviction Defense Paralegal (Bilingual: Spanish)

Bay AreaOpen Door Legal
May 12, 2022

The Bilingual Housing Paralegal is going to be the main point of contact for helping our Spanish-speaking clients navigate their eviction defense cases as well as being a crucial part of building and filing successful cases. Overall, this position is intended to be a challenging yet extremely rewarding experience for someone looking to make a difference in client’s lives with an innovative, results-oriented, and fast-growing organization.

Staff Attorney, Economic Justice

Bay AreaLawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
May 9, 2022

The Lawyer’s Committee For Civil Rights is looking for a skilled attorney with at least two years experience and excellent written and oral advocacy skills who is devoted to movement lawyering and dismantling unjust systems, passionate about racial and economic justice, and committed to working in a collaborative environment.

Directing Attorney, Impact Advocacy

Southern CaliforniaBet Tzedek Legal Services
May 5, 2022

A dynamic, strategic, forward-thinking, and highly collaborative leader, the Impact Advocacy Directing Attorney will directly supervise a team of 2-4 staff, but will be required to partner with senior leadership and staff from Bet Tzedek’s various teams, pro bono counsel, and other community service providers and advocates to develop and implement impact efforts such as class action law suits and legislative advocacy.

Staff Attorney, Small Businesses

Southern CaliforniaBet Tzedek Legal Services
May 5, 2022

As part of Bet Tzedek’s partnership with CD9, we will provide legal education, advice, and representation to small businesses located in CD9 on a range of transactional issues, including real estate, entity formation, IP protection, labor law, and liability mitigation. Bet Tzedek is seeking a staff attorney that will be co-located with the CD9 office and assist CD9 small business owners with their business-related legal issues as they seek to start, maintain, or grow their business.

Legal Secretary, Council District 9

Southern CaliforniaBet Tzedek Legal Services
May 5, 2022

Through our Project LEAD 9-Legal Aid for District Nine and Project EEF-Economic Empowerment for CD9, Bet Tzedek will provide comprehensive, trauma informed, wrap-around legal services to CD9 residents, small business owners, and entrepreneurs. Bet Tzedek is seeking a legal secretary that will be co-located with the CD9 office to support these new projects and serve as a point of contact to CD9 residents, small business owners, and entrepreneurs.

Veteran’s Legal Client Coordinator

Southern California – May 5, 2022

The UCLA School of Law is seeking a highly energetic Client Coordinator capable of providing a high-level of support to the directors, volunteers, and students of the Veterans Legal Clinic of an exciting Veterans Legal Services Clinical Program. Under the supervision of a licensed attorney, the Client Coordinator will work directly with veteran clients, qualified family members, and community partners who are seeking legal assistance. They will assist directors in managing a lively law office and participate in community outreach events on behalf of the legal clinic.

Program Analyst, Office of Access and Inclusion

Bay AreaState Bar of California
May 5, 2022

Under general supervision, the Program Analyst performs a variety of analytical, technical, and administrative duties in assigned State Bar divisions/units.

Program Manager, SAFE Program

Southern CaliforniaAsian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
May 3, 2022

Under the supervision of the Managing Director of Client Services, the Program Manager is responsible for overseeing our Survivor and Family Empowerment program. This involves monitoring of various grant deliverables and compliance requirements. The Program Manager oversees a diverse team of attorneys, legal assistant(s), and interns in representing DV clients in family law matters, including handing their own case load. In addition, this position provides support with identifying and securing future funding.

Staff Attorney, Home Preservation

Southern CaliforniaAsian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
May 3, 2022

Under the direction of the Program Director of Home Preservation, the Staff Attorney is responsible for coordinating and aiding in home preservation including eviction defense and housing issues. The Staff Attorney meets with and advises clients of legal rights and issues, conducts legal research and writing, provides community education, and represents client in eviction process. Substantive work is also done in conjunction with and under the supervision of the Director of Asian Language Legal Intake Program (ALLIP).

Staff Attorney, SAFE Program

Southern CaliforniaAsian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
May 3, 2022

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Staff Attorney is responsible for coordinating and providing family law legal assistance, with a focus on serving domestic violence survivors. The SAFE Project focuses on assisting domestic violence survivors with family law matters, as well the indigent and limited-English proficient immigrant community.

Staff Attorney, Immigration

Southern CaliforniaAsian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
May 3, 2022

Reporting to the Immigration Project Director, the Staff Attorney works directly on complex immigration cases, including on immigration cases dealing with victims of crimes (U, VAWA, T visas), and removal defense cases, provides technical support and capacity building to other nonprofit organizations on immigration, and staffs evening and weekend workshops. Primary duties assigned to the staff attorney include, but are not limited to, providing direct application assistance in complex immigration cases, providing legal representation for diverse clients with complex immigration cases before USCIS and Immigration Court, including appeals and habeas petitions, and conducting immigration trainings for other CBOs and partner agencies.

Community Legal Advocate (Bilingual Hindi)

Southern CaliforniaAsian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA)
May 3, 2022

Under the direction of the Director of Asian Language Legal Intake Program (“ALLIP”), the Community Legal Advocate is responsible for operating the specified above language legal helpline that expands access to justice for low-income limited English-speaking immigrants and for serving as a team member to Asian Language Legal Intake Program.

Staff Attorney (San Diego)

Southern CaliforniaElder Law & Advocacy
May 3, 2022

ELDER LAW & ADVOCACY seeks a staff attorney for its San Diego office. The position is based in San Diego and offers an opportunity to work on a variety of civil legal services cases. Attorneys of our Legal Services programs advise about a wide range of legal issues, including financial elder abuse, landlord/tenant problems, contractual disputes, consumer issues, and benefits problems. Attorneys also prepare documents such as Advance Healthcare Directives and Powers of Attorney.

Social Worker

Bay AreaLaw Foundation of Silicon Valley
May 3, 2022

The social worker will work in tandem with different LACY attorneys to identify and address the needs and interests of the clients. The position will require the social worker to assess the suitability for placement and visitation of parents, relatives, and foster care providers. The social worker will be expected to meet with clients in various settings, including home and school environments. The social worker should coordinate with other service providers working on behalf of the minor, including therapists and educators. In certain cases, the social worker may be asked to provide expert opinions or testimony.

Development Associate

Southern CaliforniaInner City Law Center (ICLC)
May 3, 2022

ICLC seeks a talented Development Associate to work with the Director of Development and other members of the Development and Communication team to help raise charitable funds to support the work of the organization.

Director / Senior Attorney / Senior Program Manager

California StatewideOneJustice
May 3, 2022

OneJustice seeks a director or senior staff member to join its Healthy Nonprofits Program. Salary and title will depend on level of experience. This position will provide expertise, support and leadership in the area of capacity-building for nonprofit legal services providers. OneJustice offers training, resources, coaching, and consulting to the boards and staff of legal services nonprofits and pro bono projects.

Supervising Attorney

Southern CaliforniaInner City Law Center (ICLC)
April 28, 2022

ICLC is seeking a talented, full-time Supervising Attorney to oversee the Benefits Advocacy Technical Assistance Team. The Supervising Attorney will lead a team of five staff members that provide technical assistance to the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services’ CBEST project on disability benefits applications for individuals who are homeless throughout Los Angeles County.

Associate Director, New Americans Campaign (NAC)

Bay AreaImmigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
April 28, 2022

Led by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, the New Americans Campaign is a diverse, nonpartisan national network of respected immigration organizations, legal services providers, faith-based organizations, immigrant rights groups, foundations, and community leaders. The Campaign transforms the way aspiring citizens navigate the path to becoming new Americans. It is committed to connecting lawful permanent residents (LPRs) to trusted legal assistance and critical information that simplifies the naturalization process.

Communications Manager

Bay AreaImmigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
April 28, 2022

The Communications Manager will help develop and implement the ILRC’s communications strategy, to elevate and advance the ILRC’s mission. This is a hands-on, fast-paced position that will support and contribute to the growth of a communications program that can support all aspects of the ILRC’s endeavors. We’re looking for a communications professional who can advance our understanding of the power of communications to amplify our work and to maximize its impact with key audiences.

Desktop Support Coordinator

Bay AreaImmigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
April 28, 2022

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is seeking a Desktop Support Coordinator to work out of our San Francisco headquarters. The Desktop Support Coordinator will support various software and hardware systems for the ILRC. They will provide day-to-day management of information technology functions including helpdesk tickets, computer operations, applications, and systems programming/scripting and networks.

Staff Attorney, Housing and Homelessness Prevention

Southern CaliforniaPublic Law Center
April 28, 2022

The Public Law Center (PLC)’s Housing and Homelessness Prevention Unit seeks an energetic, passionate advocate to join our team in fighting for justice for low-income tenants and self-represented litigants in Orange County through innovative, collaborative, community-centered lawyering to address inequities and pursue access to affordable housing.

Staff Attorney, Impact Litigation

Southern CaliforniaPublic Law Center
April 28, 2022

The Public Law Center (PLC) is seeking an energetic, passionate advocate to join our team in fighting for justice for low-income residents and self-represented litigants in Orange County through innovative, collaborative, community-centered lawyering to address inequities and pursue economic justice.

Supervising Attorney, Consumer Law

Southern CaliforniaPublic Law Center
April 28, 2022

The Public Law Center (PLC)’s Consumer Law Unit is seeking an energetic, passionate advocate to join our team in fighting for justice for low-income consumers in Orange County through innovative, collaborative, community-centered lawyering to address inequities and pursue economic justice.

Case Worker, Mobilehome Advocacy

Southern CaliforniaPublic Law Center
April 28, 2022

The Public Law Center (PLC)’s Mobilehome Advocacy Project seeks an energetic, passionate advocate to join our team in fighting for justice for low-income mobilehome owners and self-represented litigants in Orange County through innovative, collaborative, community-centered lawyering to address inequities and pursue access to affordable housing.

Staff Attorney, Health Unit

Southern CaliforniaCommunity Legal Aid SoCal
April 26, 2022

Community legal Aid SoCal is seeking a Staff Attorney with strong commitment to social justice who will work as a member of the Health Unit to address issues of health coverage eligibility and service issues. This full-time exempt position reports to the Supervising Attorney of the Health Unit.

Administrative Assistant

Southern CaliforniaBet Tzedek Legal Services
April 25, 2022

For nearly 50 years, Bet Tzedek Legal Services has provided high-quality, free legal services to Los Angeles’ most vulnerable residents. Bet Tzedek seeks an Administrative Assistant to join the Self-Help Clinics operated by the Caregiver & Elder Law Unit teams. This key team member will provide logistical support to the Self-Help Conservatorship Clinic and Elder Abuse Restraining Order Clinic. The clinics operate in a fast-paced environment assisting members of the public experiencing stressful situations. The ideal candidate will possess the interpersonal and organizational skills to thrive and deliver effective support to clinic team members.

Staff Attorney

Sacramento RegionYuba Sutter Legal Center for Seniors
April 25, 2022

The staff attorney will provide legal services (advice, negotiation, litigation, document preparation) to seniors in accordance with the program and case priorities.

Training and Pro Bono Coordinator

Bay AreaLegal Aid Association of California (LAAC)
April 21, 2022

Are you passionate about access to justice? Do you want to help train legal aid attorneys so they can be better prepared to represent their clients? Do you love working with people who like to help others? Apply for our Training and Pro Bono Coordinator position! You’ll plan trainings for 1,500+ legal aid attorneys and advocates across the state who represent tenants, people seeking restraining orders, and workers seeking wages stolen by their employers. You’ll also recruit and train law students to provide online legal information to people who are in crisis and need legal help. One person – you – can make a huge difference at LAAC.

Housing Attorney

Bay AreaLegal Aid Society of San Mateo County
April 20, 2022

We are looking for a motivated and organized attorney who is dedicated to advocating for a diverse, low-income client population. The right candidate is someone who can prioritize multiple demands and execute tasks efficiently in a fast-paced litigation environment, demonstrates excellent client relations, works well on a collaborative team, and is committed to social justice.

Development and Events Manager

Bay AreaFamily Violence Appellate Project (FVAP)
April 20, 2022

FVAP is seeking a development and events professional to join our dynamic team for a significant fundraising role in support of social justice. The ideal candidate will bring unique skills and experiences that help to successfully plan and produce FVAP’s large annual fundraising event (Battle of the Bands) for approximately 500 people. You will also play a significant role in donor stewardship, including communications and database maintenance.

Staff Attorney

Southern CaliforniaSan Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program (SDVLP)
April 20, 2022

SDVLP is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to support our programs. Our work involves civil law matters impacting survivors of domestic violence, foster youth, low-income entrepreneurs, persons living with HIV/AIDS, and people experiencing homelessness.

Managing Attorney, Housing Preservation

Bay AreaLegal Assistance to the Elderly (LAE)
April 20, 2022

Join the housing preservation/eviction defense team at Legal Assistance the Elderly (LAE)! We provide a vital service, aggressively representing tenants who are seniors or have disabilities and are threatened with losing their homes. Sixty percent of LAE’s clients face housing threats including evictions, terminations of subsidies, unlawful rent increases, denials of necessary modifications, extra-judicial evictions and harassment.

Equity Attorney or Policy Advocate

California StatewideJustice in Aging
April 20, 2022

Justice in Aging seeks an attorney or policy advocate with at least 3 years of experience with a strong commitment to advancing equity for low-income older adults. This individual will join our Equity Team to pursue systemic change in law and policy to improve the lives of low-income older adults who experience inequities rooted in historical, persistent, and structural racism, ageism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, and xenophobia.

Directing Attorney

Bay AreaLegal Aid Society of San Mateo County
April 20, 2022

We are seeking a Directing Attorney to lead our dedicated Housing Rights Team. The housing team includes the Litigation Director, two staff attorneys, the Housing Program Operations Manager, and three project coordinators who work collaboratively on all aspects of the program. Our housing team is on the front lines of the housing affordability crisis. Housing team members work to defend tenants against eviction, enforce existing tenant protections through impact litigation, and advocate for effective and equitable housing policies in partnership with impacted communities.

Senior Attorney, Youth Practice Group

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
April 13, 2022

The Senior Attorney in the Youth Practice Group plays a leading role in individual and systemic advocacy to enforce and expand the rights of children and youth with disabilities. The Senior Attorney works under the direct supervision of the Managing Attorney and in collaboration with other Disability Rights California attorneys and advocates in their legal, advocacy, and outreach efforts.

Litigation Counsel

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
April 13, 2022

Litigation Counsel plays a significant role in shaping our litigation and advocacy vision, including working with the team to develop legal, policy, and other systems change advocacy initiatives to improve the lives of intellectually and developmentally disabled Californians. The Litigation Counsel also helps to ensure the excellence of the Practice Group’s legal work by providing leadership, mentorship, and supervision to Practice Group attorneys on all advocacy efforts, including state and federal court litigation.

Staff Attorney 1 (Bilingual Spanish)

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
April 13, 2022

The Staff Attorney will work in DRC’s Fair Hearing Project (FHP). Project staff will provide representation at administrative hearings for monolingual Spanish-speaking regional center consumers. The Fair Hearing Project will be limited to service denials that will result in serious harm to the client.

Supervising Attorney (Bilingual Spanish)

California StatewideDisability Rights California (DRC)
April 13, 2022

The Supervising Attorney will be the project coordinator for DRC’s Fair Hearing Project. Project staff will provide representation at administrative hearing for mono-lingual Spanish speaking regional center consumers. The Fair Hearing Project will be limited to service denials that will result in serious harm to the client.

Staff Attorney

Central ValleyCentral California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
April 13, 2022

CCLS seeks dedicated staff attorneys to provide high-quality legal services, from advice and brief services to full representation. Candidates will be considered for opportunities in all legal practice areas, including Senior/Consumer Law, Housing Law, Health Law, Family Law, and with our Legal Advice Line.

Supervising Advocate Specialist

California Statewide – April 12, 2022

The Supervising Advocate Specialist (SAS) is responsible for providing supervision of state hospital sites and/or programs. This includes managing the complaint process, site visits and overall advocacy service delivery at a DSH site: Patton State Hospital/Metro State Hospital (So Cal) or Coalinga State Hospital. It also includes oversight and implementation of specialty programs such as Enhanced Treatment Program and involuntary medication hearings.

Directing Attorney

Southern CaliforniaPublic Counsel
April 12, 2022

Reporting to the Vice President & Chief of Programs, the Immigrants’ Rights Project (IRP) Directing Attorney provides direction and leadership for Public Counsel’s 25 immigrants’ rights advocates, including attorneys, social workers, paralegals, and administrative staff. Public Counsel’s IRP envisions a world where all (im)migrants live with dignity, power, and opportunity. Its team of advocates collaborates with clients and communities to fight fearlessly for legal protections and a just immigration system.

Staff Attorney

Southern CaliforniaPublic Counsel
April 12, 2022

Public Counsel’s Children’s Rights Project (CRP) serves children, youth, and their families on a variety of legal issues, including probate legal guardianship, public benefits, and adoption, and issues affecting transition age youth. The Education Practice Team is part of the larger Children’s Rights Project. The Education Rights Practice Team is an interdisciplinary team that combines legal advocacy with social work support to address racial and economic inequalities and confront the school to prison pipeline and the opportunity gap for students of color.

Reentry Hotline & Direct Services Staff Attorney

Bay AreaRoot & Rebound
April 12, 2022

R&R seeks a Staff Attorney to provide reentry legal support, primarily to those who receive intake through R&R’s remote reentry legal hotline. Clients will include those leaving prison statewide and who are most vulnerable after release needing strong and time-sensitive support.

Director of Litigation, Slum Housing

Southern CaliforniaInner City Law Center (ICLC)
April 12, 2022

Inner City Law Center is looking for an experienced Director of Litigation to help lead our; Housing Litigation / Tenant Organizing Team to support housing justice for all. With a mission to end homelessness in Los Angeles, CA, our focus is to aid a diverse group of people who need long-term stable-housing the most. To apply, please upload your resume and a cover letter detailing interest in the position directly at https://innercitylaw.org/join-our-team/.

Director, Housing Program

Bay AreaCommunity Legal Services in East Palo Alto (CLSEPA)
April 7, 2022

The Director of the Housing Program at CLSEPA is an opportunity for an experienced and inspirational leader who is passionate about systemic change in housing within the Silicon Valley region and beyond. As part of the Management Team, you will help build trust, engagement, and credibility to inspire your team, community partners, and funders to contribute to CLSEPA’s mission.

Staff Attorney

Southern CaliforniaCalifornia Women’s Law Center (CWLC)
April 7, 2022

CWLC seeks a motivated self-starter who will help formulate and implement CWLC’s strategies to secure justice for women and girls. The Staff Attorney is an exempt, full-time position that reports directly to the Senior Staff Attorney, with input from the Executive Director.

Fiscal Officer

Central ValleyCentral California Legal Services, Inc. (CCLS)
April 5, 2022

The person in this position reports to the Director of Fiscal Services. Under immediate or general supervision, the Fiscal Officer performs a wide range of financial and fiscal services work including payroll preparation and control; monitoring payroll and personnel transactions; processes payroll forms authorizing payroll actions such as new employment, termination, and change of status transactions; accounting; billing and collection of receivables; processing and monitoring of payables; preparation of financial and statistical reports; administering inventory and asset schedules and tracking; document retention tracking and schedules; and performs related work as required.

Public Benefits Attorney

California StatewideWestern Center on Law & Poverty (WCLP)
April 5, 2022

Western Center offers a unique opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic attorney to join our successful and dedicated public benefits and access to justice litigation team. This position is distinctive, providing the exceptional attorney an exciting opportunity to litigate on a variety of public benefits-related and access to justice issues in state and federal courts throughout the state.