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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 David Latt at DLatt@LAAConline.org to arrange for payment and posting. Postings will remain active for up to three months, unless otherwise indicated.
Legal Aid of Sonoma County (LASC) is hiring an Elder Law Attorney (ELA). The ELA will be based at LASC’s Santa Rosa office but will primarily provide mobile legal services at outreach sites and senior centers in outlying areas of the county, and via scheduled in-home visits to serve clients with limited mobility or transportation issues.
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc. (GBLA) is currently seeking a Senior Paralegal to work under immediate supervision of a licensed attorney. The Sr. Paralegal is expected to exercise initiative and judgment in legal research, document composition, and overall case-handling. May also be required to participate in outreach and community legal education to clients and community groups so as to provide clients or others with general information and assistance.
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc. (GBLA) is currently seeking a Staff Attorney to provide civil legal representation in one or more areas of the firm’s priorities and monitor developments and initiate projects in other areas of importance to low-income clients.
Los Angeles Superior Court is seeking dynamic, well-qualified, and highly-motivated individuals to fill the position of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator within its Legal Services department based in Los Angeles, California.
ICLC is seeking a talented, full-time Supervising Attorney to join the leadership of an exciting new project that aims to create best practices in SSI/SSDI representation through our work. The Supervising Attorney will lead a team of attorneys and paralegals in representation of vulnerable clients in SSI, SSDI, and CAPI disability establishment hearings. This attorney will lead a new initiative that is part of a larger team already providing technical assistance to partner agencies on disability benefits applications for individuals who are homeless throughout Los Angeles County.
We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to coordinate and lead a new BayLegal project that provides civil legal services to low-income veterans and their families.
Centro Legal is seeking recent law graduates and attorneys to assist in the provision of immigration legal services.
First and foremost, the applicant will be tasked with ensuring compliance with ADCIP invoicing and reporting requirements.
First and foremost, the applicant will ensure all individuals qualifying for assistance are routed to the correct services provider as well as collect and track outcome data for clients served as part of ADCIP.
The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County is seeking a bi-lingual (Spanish) attorney with a passion for economic justice and immigrants’ rights to join our LIBRE Project. LIBRE (www.thelibreproject.org) is a multi-agency collaboration that educates immigrants and their families about their rights and eligibility for safety net benefits and immigration relief, and provides legal advocacy on their behalf.
We seek an ambitious, collaborative, and creative, team-builder to lead the Legal Department’s Impact Litigation & Policy Advocacy work. This role will supervise complex civil litigation, as well as policy advocacy, at the local, state, and federal levels. While this position focuses primarily on impact litigation and policy advocacy, the person may also supervise direct service work, depending on the experience and qualifications of the candidate as hired.
The new attorney’s primary role will be to support family child care home providers and child care nonprofits through community development and housing law and advocacy. In California, the majority of child care professionals are women of color, and two-fifths are immigrants. Child care businesses are important avenues to employment and economic stability, and make it possible for parents to participate in the workforce.
Legal Aid of Marin (LAM) seeks a full-time Executive Director whose leadership will support and advance the mission of this community-based legal services organization. Addressing the changing needs of the community, and working with the Board and staff, the Executive Director will strengthen the organization, increase and create new opportunities for funding, and otherwise support the organization in achieving its mission.
BayLegal is currently accepting applications for a Disability Rights Staff Attorney position in our Alameda County Office, located in Oakland. We seek an energetic, culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to disability rights and social justice advocacy to represent individuals with mental and physical disabilities in their applications for Social Security/SSI benefits. This includes conducting client interviews, completing social security/SSI applications, gathering supporting medical and other evidence, negotiating with governmental agencies, and representing clients at administrative hearings, before the Appeals Council, and in federal District Court. The attorney will also, at times, represent clients in CalWORKs, General Assistance, Medi-Cal, IHSS, and/or other public benefits/health related matters. S/he will engage in policy work in areas that affect our clients' rights, participate in community collaborations, and engage in community outreach and education. The attorney may also be required to travel to off-site locations including clinics, community partners and Santa Rita jail.
We are seeking an Attorney for our centralized health unit located in Oakland, CA. This person will be part of a team that provides consumer assistance, legal advice, brief service and extended representation to eligible clients with health care access issues. We are interested in candidates who can demonstrate a working knowledge and commitment to health care related issues, including Medicare, Medi-Cal and managed care. Candidates shall have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and social justice advocacy and are required to pass a background check for this position.
Position: We are seeking an Attorney for our Legal Advice Line which is located in our office in downtown Oakland, California. We are interested in candidates who are energetic, culturally competent and have a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy. This person will be part of a team which provides counsel and advice to eligible clients primarily in the areas of housing, family law/domestic violence, consumer and public benefits, and the transition from welfare to employment. Opportunities for extended representation to eligible clients within the areas of housing, family law/domestic violence, consumer and public benefits will be available.
We seek a capable and committed part-time or contract, bi-lingual (English-Spanish), attorney for our Tenants= Rights Project (TRP). The attorney will be responsible for intake and representation of tenants in unlawful detainer cases and other landlord-tenant and housing matters. Duties include determining eligibility of applicants; setting and conducting intake and follow up appointments; opening and maintaining related hard and efiles, including calendar, diary sheets and ticklers; preparation of correspondence; case investigation; legal research and writing; discovery; preparation, service and filing of pleadings; conducting negotiations; drafting related settlement documents; and preparing for and making court appearances. Duties may include outreach and education and legislative advocacy.
The Attorney will work as part of a team and will share responsibilities related to the program, such as identifying systematic problems within the VA benefits application process and developing strategies to resolve them. This may include working directly with staff and leadership at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Attorney may also participate in other projects related to improving these systems and may perform other duties as needed.
ICLC is searching for a talented, full-time Attorney with prior SSI, SSDI or other disability benefits experience for a ground-breaking new project that will help homeless individuals with disabilities gain access to critical income-support benefits. This Project will provide technical assistance, training, and other support on disability benefits applications for homeless individuals throughout Los Angeles County.
The administrative clerk will also provide administrative support to the team attorneys including assistance with calls to clients, calendaring, copying, and filing. Additional responsibilities include opening, closing and storing paper files including culling hard copies and uploading documents to the digital case file. The administrative clerk will perform other duties as needed.
Contra Costa Senior Legal Services (CCSLS) is a dynamic nonprofit whose mission is to improve the lives of older adults in the county. Our team of lawyers, support staff and volunteers provides urgent legal services to those facing eviction, law suits by unscrupulous creditors, and those needing protection from elder abuse. We are looking for a collaborative team member who shares our commitment to making justice available to a vulnerable population.
The Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates for the position of ADR Program Managing Attorney. The hired candidate will perform a wide variety of legal and administrative duties necessary to design, plan, develop and manage multiple direct service divisions of the Court.
Provide legal administrative support, including but not limited to, preparing pleadings, discovery (complaints, answers, demurrers, interrogatories, etc.) from forms and drafts prepared by legal staff; prepare, process and file various forms of legal notices, etc.; help compile project statistics and other administrative duties.
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.