Staff Attorney

Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law seeks a knowledgeable, organized, and personable attorney who loves lawyering and working with people, to join our team as a Staff Attorney. Along with fellow colleagues, this individual will provide direct legal assistance to low-income clients, many of whom are survivors of domestic violence.


Key Features of this Job:

  • Handle Family Law Caseload: The Staff Attorney is expected to professionally and expeditiously resolve a continuous high volume of diverse and complex cases with limited resources. Casework may include any aspect of a family law case, from initial papers to court hearings;
  • Manage, Develop and Train Volunteers to Handle Cases: The Staff Attorney works with a large number of volunteer lawyers and law students to provide direct legal assistance and resolution of cases;
  • Provide Community Outreach and Education: The Staff Attorney travels to locations throughout Los Angeles County to provide direct legal assistance and education, and to also engage in public presentations.


Essential Job Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing CA bar;
  • One or more years family law practice or other related legal experience with proven results;
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills;
  • Excellent analytic and organizational abilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others;
  • Capacity to travel locally and work some Saturdays and evenings.


Start Date: ASAP

Position: Full-time, Exempt

Salary and Benefits: $65,000 to $80,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance; voluntary employee retirement plan; paid vacation and holiday leave; reimbursed travel and educational expenses; professional development.

Location: Hybrid; Office in Los Angeles/Koreatown

How to Apply: Interested persons should email a cover letter and resume to: Please write “Staff Attorney” in the subject line.


Please, no phone inquiries. Position open until filled.

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer.