The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is currently accepting applications for the position of Attorney for its Self-Help Center program. The Self-Help Centers are free walk-in clinics created to help people help themselves. We offer workshops, legal forms and information to individuals seeking legal recourse without a lawyer. The Centers do not provide individual legal advice or representation.
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UCLA School of Law seeks our inaugural Pro Bono Program Director. The Pro Bono Program Director will work with staff from UCLA Law’s David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, Office of Public Interest Programs, and Experiential Education Programs, as well as other programs, centers, and student leaders at UCLA Law.
Public Counsel seeks a Staff Attorney for its Consumer Rights & Economic Justice Project. The Staff Attorney’s main responsibility will be to join the teams litigating the Project’s complex federal and state cases, handle intakes, and litigate or support pro bono attorneys litigating smaller individual cases. The Staff Attorney will also work with attorneys in other Public Counsel projects on litigation involving housing, homelessness, community development, and women’s issues, among others.
The Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice (LACLJ) is seeking a Major Gifts Officer. The Major Gifts Officer will play a critical role in increasing donor support and acts as an ambassador for LACLJ across the community. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate and individual donors, with a special focus on major gifts. The Major Gifts Officer will report to the Director of Development, and will work closely and collaboratively with the Executive Director, as well as board members and other internal and external stakeholders.
Disability Rights California seeks a legal secretary to enhance the effectiveness of the legal advocacy staff by providing legal secretarial support as well as other administrative and technical support.
LACLJ seeks a staff attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our team. This Staff Attorney will be part of LACLJ’s Sargent Shriver Grant, which provides attorneys to low income individuals in high conflict custody and domestic violence cases. The purpose of the grant is to ensure that low income litigants have access to representation in critical cases involving their safety and their children. This staff attorney will regularly be in court and will represent clients in a variety of family court actions, including restraining orders, dissolution, and child custody and support.
LACLJ seeks a staff attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our team. This Staff Attorney will represent low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking in a variety of immigration matters, including humanitarian-based affirmative petitions and removal defense hearings/ICE check-ins. In addition, this position offers the opportunity to: Provide presentations and trainings to community partners and client communities on family law and other legal issues; Develop relationships and collaborate with a range of public and private community partners to address systemic barriers facing LACLJ’s client community; and Engage in other tasks and projects that further LACLJ’s mission and operations.