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 Theo Ser-Ramin at TSer-Ramin@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.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is currently accepting applications for the position of Paralegal for its Medical Legal Partnership Program. LAFLA seeks to achieve equal justice for poor and low-income people in greater Los Angeles. We change lives through direct representation, systems change, and community education.
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. The attorney will focus on providing civil legal services designed to meet the individualized needs of delinquency involved youth. Advocacy will be across practice areas, with a main caseload of SSI and a smaller, mixed caseload, which may include special education, health access, public benefits (e.g. foster care benefits, SSI, CalWORKs, and General Assistance), legal permanency, housing, and other work.
We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to become the Supervising Attorney of the Legal Advice Line (LAL) located in Oakland. The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for the direct supervision of staff case work, oversight of project and grant deliverable compliance, and ensuring that clients receive high quality legal services. Through our regional county offices, our mobile advocacy clinics, and our nationally-recognized Legal Advice Line, BayLegal prevents domestic violence and sexual assault, increases economic stability, protects consumers, expands access to healthcare, and prevents homelessness. For our clients, BayLegal makes the difference between staying in poverty and thriving toward a brighter future.
BayLegal seeks an Attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to be part of a team that provides legal advice and brief service to eligible clients with civil legal issues throughout the Bay Area. Through our regional county offices, our mobile advocacy clinics, and our nationally-recognized Legal Advice Line and Health Consumer Center hotlines, BayLegal’s mission is to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault, increase economic stability, protect consumers, expand access to healthcare, and prevent homelessness. For our clients, BayLegal makes the difference between staying in poverty and thriving toward a brighter future.
Legal Aid of Marin is seeking a Supervising Attorney to supervise legal work by attorneys practicing in Legal Aid of Marin’s core practice areas (housing law, employment law, and civil fines and fees); to provide direct legal assistance in Legal Aid of Marin’s core practice areas, with particular emphasis on housing law.
Work in a legal environment dedicated to equal access to justice. The Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC) has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Bi-lingual (Spanish) Client Advocate supporting our Family Law and Tax Projects.
NCYL seeks an Attorney to work on impact litigation and policy initiatives on behalf of children and youth in the child welfare system. The attorney will also work on litigation and policy projects focused on improving access to quality mental health care for system-involved children and youth.
NCYL seeks a Senior Attorney to help lead our immigration litigation, focused on ensuring immigrant children are not indefinitely detained, separated from their families, or denied their due process rights. Currently, NCYL is counsel in landmark litigation representing children detained in federal immigration custody.
Justice in Aging seeks an attorney with a commitment to social justice to join our organization. The successful candidate will work closely with our strong, respected, and effective health team to ensure older adults receive the long-term services and supports that they require, with particular focus on older adults of color, women, those with limited English proficiency, and LGBTQ older adults.
The Development Manager will secure funding for many of NCYL’s high-impact system reform projects. Through this role, you will engage in close partnerships with NCYL program staff across campaign areas, partner with leading national, state, and local foundations, and help drive the organization’s mission.
The ACRA serves as the first person to hear about a regional center client’s issue when they call for help. The position responds to new inquiries, asks questions to understand the needs of the client during the intake, and follows protocol after the intake is completed. The position provides many opportunities such as helping shape the work within a tight team, engaging with consumer populations from diverse cultural backgrounds and providing outreach support to vulnerable communities.
California Rural Legal Assistance seeks a Staff Attorney for its LGBTQ+ program. The LGBTQ+ Staff Attorney is a primary client advocate in CRLA’s statewide advocacy for LGBTQ+ people and is essential in the implementation of its goal to increase access to justice for low-income LGBTQ+ people in rural California.
NLSLA is seeking a Staff Attorney for its Pacoima office. The staff attorney will be responsible for representing survivors of domestic violence with their immigration petitions and may provide assistance in family law disputes and at restraining order hearings.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is currently accepting applications for the position of Managing Attorney for its Self-Help Center program. The Self-Help Legal Access Centers are court-based walk-in clinics created to help people represent themselves. The Centers offer workshops, legal forms and how to guides, reviews of legal forms and pleadings and general information to self-represented ligitants.
SDVLP is seeking an experienced civil litigation attorney for a new civil legal self-help program. This is a full-time staff attorney position, working out of the downtown San Diego Law Library and requiring the ability to travel throughout the County. In addition to providing civil legal assistance to low-income, self-represented litigants, the staff attorney will also be responsible for supervising, training, and recruiting pro bono attorneys and other volunteers, and performing community outreach and education.
As California’s affordable housing crisis continues unabated, Western Center seeks an experienced attorney who is passionate about the rights of marginalized low-income people to push for statewide tenant protections and just land use policies. The successful candidate will engage in each aspect of Western Center’s multipronged advocacy strategy – leading high impact litigation, engaging in policy advocacy, and providing assistance and trainings to local legal services attorneys.
The Law Foundation is seeking an Ethics Attorney to oversee our office-wide conflict checking procedures and implementation of client conflict resolution policies. The Ethics Attorney will work closely with our intake staff and management team, and reports directly to the Chief Program Officer. This is a part-time position with a flexible schedule of approximately 20 hours per week, both in the office and remotely.
The Client’s Rights Advocate provides advocacy services to persons with developmental disabilities who are clients of regional centers and to persons who reside in the state developmental centers and community facilities. The Client’s Rights Advocate position will be located at or near an office of each regional center.
The Public Interest Law Project (PILP) has an exciting opening for an Administrative Director. The Administrative Director will manage finances, human resources, communications, and development efforts, and will supervise support staff.
Radvocate is looking for one or more Consumer Protection Litigator(s) to represent mostly low-income consumers in arbitrations against major companies. Come help us level the playing field for individual consumers and provide a check against predatory and deceptive business practices.
SDVLP is seeking a part-time staff attorney for our new Tenants’ Rights Project located in San Diego – North County. This position is for approximately 20 hours per week. This project involves providing legal services to low income members of the community on housing issues, including advice and representation.
NLSLA is seeking an Immigration Attorney for to work in partnership with Strength United at the Van Nuys Family Justice Center. The ideal candidate will be a skillful attorney who can excel in a fast-paced, dynamic anti-poverty law practice and is capable of fiercely advocating on behalf of NLSLA clients in multiple forums.
NLSLA is seeking a Supervising Attorney for our Shriver Housing Project comprised of the Shriver Self Help Center staff and Shriver Trial Attorney Team. The Supervising Attorney will be an integral part of a dynamic and innovative collaborative of four legal service agencies that seek to examine the impact of legal services on individuals, the court and the community in the Unlawful Detainer system.
NLSLA is seeking a Shriver Staff Attorney for the Shriver Self Help Center at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse. The Staff Attorney will be an integral part of a dynamic team of advocates from 4 public interest law offices working on a pilot project examining the impact of legal services on individuals, the court and the community in the Unlawful Detainer system.
NLSLA is seeking a staff attorney to join its Innovations Boyle Heights MLCP team. The candidate will play a key role in the delivery and coordination of co-located services to vulnerable patients within the Innovations MLCP at NLSLA’s The Wellness Center office.
The LGBTQ Center Long Beach is seeking a Legal Services Advocate. The Legal Services Advocate is responsible for client advocacy within The Center’s Legal Services Department. Essential duties include LGBTQ-specific case management, legal document preparation, court accompaniment, consult and coordination with department attorney(s), crisis intervention, and other legal advocacy related to survivor and client empowerment.
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA) is seeking a Supervising Attorney to lead its Coordinated Attorney Team. The Supervising Attorney is expected to work as part of a team overseeing and leading the case and impact work of a diverse group of lawyers.
NLSLA is seeking multiple staff attorneys to join its growing and innovative MLCP-LA team. These new team members will play a key role in the delivery and coordination of co-located and telephonic services to vulnerable patients within DHS clinical sites. MLCP-LA aims to demonstrate how the close partnership between healthcare and legal services providers can improve health outcomes for patients facing poverty, illness, substance use disorders, and other systemic barriers impacting the social determinants of health.
Legal Aid of Marin seeks a supervising attorney for its Civili Litigation program. This position supervises legal work by attorneys practicing in Legal Aid of Marin’s core practice areas (housing law, employment law, and civil fines and fees); and provides direct legal assistance in Legal Aid of Marin’s core practice areas, with particular emphasis on housing law.
The Yuba Sutter Legal Center for Seniors seeks a Staff Attorney to support its work providing free legal services to persons 60 and over in Yuba and Sutter Counties. Under supervision of the directing attorney, the staff attorney will provide a variety of legal services to senior groups in both counties.
OneJustice is looking for a Staff Attorney to join our team of legal aid innovators. The Staff Attorney will work on a portfolio of projects, including stewarding one of OneJustice’s pioneering projects, IMPACT LA, which leverages the private bar to serve survivors of domestic violence.
Central California Legal Services seeks a full-time, immigration staff attorney to work with its Family/Immigration/Benefits Team. The ideal candidate will have experience providing legal representation, consultation, advocacy and education in immigration, naturalization, and/or domestic violence matters.
Central California Legal Services is seeking a Paralegal for its Consumer and Housing Litigation Team. Under attorney supervision, the Consumer and Housing Litigation Contract Paralegals will provide litigation support, interview clients, assess and investigate facts in a variety of cases.
Calfironia Advocates for Nursing Home Reform seeks a staff attorney. The staff attorney will provide technical assistance and training to legal services, engage in policy and impact work to curb senior homelessness as it overlaps with long-term care, and provide direct services on a wide variety of issues, including discharge hearings and appeals, unlawful detainer actions, and complaints to regulatory agencies.
The Legal Projects Coordinator job duties relate to two separate projects of JDC, the Sargent Shriver Child Custody Project and the Federal Pro Bono Project. The Coordinator will devote 15 hours a week at the S. F. Superior Court coordinating services for litigants receiving legal representation in custody cases. The Coordinator will work 10 hours per week on the Federal Pro Bono Project at the US District Courthouse in San Francisco.
Justice in Aging seeks a litigation attorney with five to ten years of experience to join our Oakland or Los Angeles, CA office. This attorney will identify, develop, and litigate impact cases primarily on behalf of older adults in California, and will also contribute to our litigation across the country.
Justice in Aging seeks an attorney with up to four years of experience and a commitment to social justice to join our Los Angeles office. The attorney will play a key role in supporting legal services attorneys and aging and disability network professionals as part of the National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER), which Justice in Aging administers under a contract with the Administration for Community Living.
The Program Associate is part of the Healthy Nonprofits team which provides training, resources, coaching and consulting to the boards and staff of legal services nonprofit organizations. This position is well-suited for someone who is interested in nonprofit management and civil legal aid for low-income communities and who hopes to gain exceptional work experience in a busy and active work environment.
The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco currently has an exciting opportunity for a California Collaborative for Immigrant Justice (CCIJ) Immigration Legal Services Coordinator to become part of our team! The CCIJ Immigration Legal Services Coordinator refers clients for pro bono legal representation to the larger CCIJ collaborative.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is currently accepting applications for the position of Attorney. LAFLA’s Housing and Communities Workgroup consists of cross-substantive areas presently including housing, civil rights and community economic development (providing capacity-building support to community-based organizations).
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 Law Clerk. The Law Clerk Client preforms screening and intake, gathers information needed to complete forms, assist at naturalization workshops, and provide support to Naturalization Project along with additionally responsibilities.
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 Senior Paralegal. This position provides paralegal support to attorneys in assisting disabled and low-income clients obtain or maintain Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income or CAPI benefits.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is currently accepting applications for the position of Senior Attorney. This position trains, mentors and provides on-going guidance to junior staff members on SSI, SSDI and CAPI appeal cases, and assists disabled and low-income clients with obtaining or maintaining Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income or CAPI benefits
Gain litigation training, mentorship and experience at a nonprofit law practice dedicated to access to justice for all. We seek a Child Custody and Visitation Attorney to ensure parents have legal counsel when these critical issues are at stake, and if needed, to receive training in substantive law and litigation practice.
Join an organization dedicated to improving our community through programs that provide equal access to legal services. The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco currently has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Domestic Violence Staff Attorney. The Domestic Violence Attorney will provide brief services, advice and legal representation to survivors of domestic violence in their family law matters before the San Francisco Unified Family Court.
The Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic (CROC) currently has an opportunity for a Staff Attorney to become part of our team. This position requires an attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy and a background in working with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking survivors.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County has an immediate opening for a full-time Family Violence Prevention program attorney who will assist survivors of intimate partner violence/domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, elder abuse, and human trafficking in obtaining restraining orders and with other related legal matters. The attorney will also provide legal education and outreach to the community on intimate partner violence, stalking, and other related issues.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County has an opening for a temporary attorney to cover a leave of absence in our Santa Maria office. he attorney provides legal counsel, advice, and representation to low-income individuals facing eviction or other landlord-tenant issues, guardianship of the person and conservatorships of the person based on procedural stance and priorities of each matter.
The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Practice Group is currently hiring a Staff Attorney. We are a statewide team of attorneys specializing in the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Medicaid Act, and other state and federal laws. We work at the cutting edge of disability-rights advocacy, public policy and legal representation