Careers

Please be advised that all applicants for permanent staff positions must be willing to undergo a Live Scan background check to be considered for a position.  This process can be lengthy and, if offered a position, duties may be modified until background results have cleared.

IT Director

POSITION: IT Director                 

SUPERVISOR: Director of Operations    

WAGE RANGE: $101,320.39 – $120,000.00 (Depending on Experience)                              

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Exempt

LOCATION: Santa Ana (physical office is currently closed due to Covid-19, but is expected to reopen)        

ABOUT US

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors. CLA SoCal has a staff of more than 100 employees and two offices in Orange County and two offices in Southeast Los Angeles County. CLA SoCal seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate individual who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm. CLA SoCal strongly prefers that the applicant have experience working with non-profits and/or law firms.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Information Technology Director oversees all IT operations and staff with an emphasis on security and efficiency, and with a forward-thinking and scalable perspective. The IT Director works with senior management to ascertain technological requirements and develops and implements solutions that meet these requirements and that are aligned with CLA SoCal’s strategic direction and business objectives. The IT Director ensures smooth, secure, and consistently updated technical operations along with training to maximize IT investments.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee all IT operations and systems and supervise IT staff.
  • Provide direction, guidance, and training to IT staff.
  • Develop strategy as it relates to the organization’s IT infrastructure (computer and information systems, security, communication systems).
  • Create processes and standards for selection, implementation, and support of systems.
  • Consult senior-level stakeholders across the entire organization to identify business and technology needs and to optimize the use of information technology.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate IT projects in line with organizational objectives.
  • Ensure smooth delivery and operation of IT services by monitoring systems performance.
  • Ensure the maintenance of current projects and technology systems.
  • Identify and eliminate security risks.
  • Identify the need for upgrades and opportunities for improvement.
  • Propose strategic solutions and recommending new systems and software.
  • Prepare financial budgets and performance reports.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external advisors and vendors.
  • Assess need for new equipment and software.
  • Advocate for and maintain management and organizational objectives and guidelines by recommending and drafting/ updating IT policies.
  • Other duties as required to meet the needs of the business.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, information systems, computer science or related field
  • Minimum eight years’ experience working in IT operations.
  • Minimum four years’ experience overseeing IT teams and projects.
  • Sound understanding of computer systems, networks, security, telecommunications, databases and storage systems.
  • Solid experience working with Microsoft Active Directory, Office 365 including SharePoint, and Azure.
  • Solid working knowledge of PowerShell, Python, C#, and security protocols.
  • Experience integrating cloud-based solutions.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and projects.
  • Team oriented.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to manage several projects at once.
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks and willingness to handle all levels of administration.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills
  • Dedication to fostering a supportive and productive office culture committed to assisting underserved communities.
  • Culturally competent, with demonstrated leadership skills.

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Experience working for Non-Profits and/or legal organizations.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Certifications and continuing education preferred.
  • Superior project and people management skills.

Our staff members work a 35-hour week. We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day. Upon successfully completing the six-month probation period, compensation increases may be available within the first initial year of employment. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who are able to prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at humanresources@clsocal.org.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Staff Attorney – Housing

POSITION: Staff Attorney – Housing

SUPERVISOR: Supervising Attorney

WAGE RANGE: $63,000 to $91,866.11 per annum (Depending on experience)

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Exempt

LOCATION: Santa Ana or Compton (physical offices are currently closed due to Covid-19, but are expected to reopen)

 

About Us

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a 501(c)(3) diverse non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors. CLA SoCal has a staff of more than 100 employees and two offices in Orange County and two offices in Southeast Los Angeles County. CLA SoCal seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate Staff Attorney who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm. CLA SoCal strongly prefers that the applicant have experience working with non-profits and/or law firms.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Staff Attorney in the Housing Unit works with the housing team in Orange County and Southeast Los Angeles County to serve and represent low-income and senior tenants who are facing eviction by maintaining a caseload of housing-related matters, including, but not limited to matters involving eviction defense, federally subsidized housing, and administrative hearing representation, handle negotiations, settlements, trials and appeals of cases in both State and Federal Courts with primary emphasis on landlord-tenant and legal issues involving access to housing. The Staff Attorney engages in policy advocacy to improve access to and preservation of affordable housing opportunities for low-income residents, actively participate in community groups and coalitions on issues impacting service-eligible populations.

The ideal candidate will have litigation experience including propounding and responding to discovery, taking, and defending depositions, and representing clients in trial and before administrative agencies. Ability to interact with a wide range of clients utilizing client-centered lawyering and trauma-informed frameworks with an empathetic and energetic attitude, proven interest in social justice issues, and a commitment to CLA SoCal’s mission and values (compassion, collaboration, trust, accountability and excellence).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Represent clients, counsel, and advise clients in legal matters.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes and timekeeping in case management system (LegalServer).
  • Interview clients. Effectively and efficiently communicate with clients.
  • Engage in case investigation, witness interviews, factual and legal research.
  • Research and write pleadings, memoranda, correspondence, and other legal documents.
  • Engage in negotiation and settlement discussions with adverse parties and their legal representatives.
  • Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Juris Doctor degree and an active member in good-standing of the California Bar or member to another state bar and ability to register as a legal services provider.
  • Articulate, creative, and passionate advocate with excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong personal work ethic, initiative, and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to spot legal issues and comfort with providing real-time counsel & advice
  • Strong interpersonal skill, client communication skills and comfort working with indigent clients
  • Strong technical skills; including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) and document preparation software.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, active insurance policy and ability to travel frequently in and around the service area for representation and to engage with clients and community partners.
  • Bilingual proficiency – Preferred

Our staff members work a 35-hour week. We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who are able to prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to humanresources@clsocal.org.

Visit www.communitylegalsocal.org for more information about CLA SoCal.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

Staff Attorney - Expungement (Temporary)

POSITION: Temporary Staff Attorney – Expungement    

SUPERVISOR: Directing Attorney                                        

WAGE RANGE: $ 34.62 – $50.48 (Depending on Experience)                                   

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Temporary (3 months), Part-time (7 hrs./wk. / 25-30 hrs./mo.), Hourly                         

LOCATION: Santa Ana (physical office is currently closed due to Covid-19, but is expected to reopen)                      

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you looking for an opportunity that is meaningful and rewarding? Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate individual who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm. This is an excellent opportunity to work with an organization committed to serving and making an impact in the community. CLA SoCal is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors. CLA SoCal has a diverse staff of more than 120 employees and offices in Orange and Southeast Los Angeles Counties. CLA SoCal strongly prefers that the applicant have experience working with non-profits and/or law firms.

The Expungement Attorney will focus on providing legal services to CLA SoCal clients primarily in Orange County by conducting client interviews to determine whether clients are eligible for expungement, dismissal, reductions, juvenile sealing, or certificate of rehabilitation. The ideal candidate will have strong interest and desire to work to eliminate barriers to employment and housing for individuals with criminal records and work with a trauma-informed multi-cultural perspective of inclusion and diversity, and a commitment to CLA SoCal’s mission, and ability to model our values of compassion, collaboration, trust, accountability, and excellence in the performance of job duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare pleadings, motions and other related legal documents in connection with expungements and post-conviction relief, which include but are not limited to, Criminal petitions that handles dismissals under PC sections 1203.4, 1203.4a, 1203.49, 1203.41, 1203.42,1203.43 and 17(b); prop 47, juvenile sealing, and certificate of rehabilitation.
  • Organize and conduct monthly Saturday clinics, including training and recruiting volunteers and law students for the monthly clinics.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes and timekeeping in case management system (LegalServer).
  • Interview clients. Effectively and efficiently communicate with clients.
  • Engage in case investigation, factual and legal research.
  • Research and draft pleadings, memoranda, correspondence, and other legal documents.
  • Train, direct and supervise the legal work of the clinical law students, interns, volunteers.
  • Identify wrap around legal services and work collaboratively with CLA SoCal’s various legal units.
  • Perform other duties as assign.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Juris Doctor degree and/or an active member in good standing of the California Bar or member to another state bar and ability to register as a legal services provider.
  • Articulate, creative, and passionate advocate with excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills, and problem-solving skills and comfort working with indigent clients.
  • Strong personal work ethic, initiative, and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to spot legal issues and comfort with providing real-time counsel & advice.
  • Strong technical skills; including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Knowledgeable in the substantive areas of criminal law and criminal procedure; able to provide assistance with dismissals under PC sections 1203.4, 1203.4a, 1203.49, 1203.41, 1203.42, 1203.43 and 17(b); prop 47, juvenile sealing, and certificate rehabilitation – Preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, active insurance policy or other ability to travel– Required.
  • Bilingual proficiency – Preferred

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at humanresources@clsocal.org.

Position is open until filled.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Paralegal – Housing

POSITION: Paralegal – Housing

SUPERVISOR: Supervising Attorney       

WAGE RANGE: $20.59 – $31.13 (Depending on Experience)                                    

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Hourly 

LOCATION: Santa Ana (physical office is currently closed due to Covid-19, but is expected to reopen)                              

             

Are you looking for an opportunity that is meaningful and rewarding? Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate individual who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm. This is an excellent opportunity to work with an organization committed to serving and making an impact in the community. CLA SoCal is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low income individuals and seniors. CLA SoCal has a diverse staff of more than 120 employees and offices in Orange and Southeast Los Angeles Counties. CLA SoCal strongly prefers that the applicant have experience working with non-profits and/or law firms.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Staff Paralegal in the Housing Unit serves low-income and senior tenants who are facing eviction by maintaining caseload of housing-related matters, under attorney supervision, including, but not limited to matters involving eviction defense and administrative hearings for subsidized housing. In addition, the Staff Paralegal represents clients, under attorney supervision, at administrative hearings, works with attorney to prepare cases for trial and administrative hearings, assists clients with issues related to federally subsidized housing, and participating in negotiation and settlement discussions with adverse parties and their legal representatives.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of landlord tenant law, the ability to interact with a wide range of clients utilizing client-centered lawyering and trauma-informed frameworks with an empathetic and energetic attitude, a proven interest in social justice, a commitment to CLA SoCal’s mission, and ability to model our values (compassion, collaboration, trust, accountability and excellence) in the performance of job duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes and timekeeping in case management system (LegalServer).
  • Prepare and maintain client files, electronic and/or physical.
  • Assist attorneys with intake and initial client appointments.
  • Interview clients. Effectively and efficiently communicate with clients.
  • Prepare legal forms, pleadings, memoranda, correspondence, and other legal documents. Assist with citation checking.
  • Assist attorneys with case investigation, witness interviews, factual and legal research.
  • Work with community groups, conduct outreach, and provide community education presentations and materials.
  • May be required to work at clinics and/or workshops located in local courts, CLA SoCal offices, or at partner agencies.
  • Perform other duties as assign.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Paralegal certificate, paralegal degree or Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks.
  • Strong technical skills; including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Excellent analytical, communication, listening skills, and writing skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure an several activities at once.
  • Self-motivated, ability to learn quickly, initiative to problem-solve.
  • Capacity to meet strict deadlines and great organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, active insurance policy or other ability to travel frequently in and around the service area for representation and to engage with clients and community partners.
  • Knowledge of legal software programs used to prepare California Judicial Council Forms – Preferred.
  • Spanish bilingual proficiency – Preferred.

Our staff members work a 35-hour week. We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day and much more. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who are able to prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at humanresources@clsocal.org.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is an equal opportunity employer.

 

HR Assistant

POSITION: HR Assistant

SUPERVISOR: Associate Director, HR                                  

WAGE RANGE: $ 18.74 – $19.74 (DOE)                               

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Part-time (27-30 hrs. / week), Hourly – Benefits Eligible               

LOCATION: Santa Ana

(physical office is currently closed due to Covid-19, but is expected to reopen)                            

WHO WE ARE

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a diverse 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the legal needs of low-income residents and seniors throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties. We focus on removing barriers to equitable access and provide compassionate, high-quality legal aid. Employees are offered professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit. This is an excellent opportunity to work with an organization committed to serving and making an impact in the community.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

CLA SoCal seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate individual who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm.  The HR Assistant will provide administrative HR support and partner with the Associate Director of HR to provide effective, efficient, and excellent service supporting CLA SoCal employees. A basic understanding of human resource practices and principles are strongly preferred. Clear communication, attention to detail, client service mentality and professional attitude are important in this role. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload. This is an opportunity for you to grow your career in human resources with excellent health benefits!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for day-to-day administrative support for human resources.
  • Create and accurately maintain human resource files, records, documentation, and databases.
  • Answer frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring process, etc.; refers more complex questions to the Associate Director of HR.
  • Support with recruiting by posting job openings, organizing, and downloading resumes, maintain excel spreadsheets and schedule and coordinate interviews.
  • Assist in different functions such as onboarding, offboarding, training and development and benefits administration.
  • Support the implementation of a Human Resources Information System by gathering data for uploads, testing, troubleshooting, creating training material, data entry, workflows, etc.
  • Create presentations, training materials, reports, and metrics.
  • Rollout and drive employee recognition programs such as for years of service.
  • Assist with language skill testing, background check processes, and other clerical duties.
  • Assist in the preparation for audits and gather documents for grants upon request.
  • Maintain and schedule mandatory employee trainings; ensure employee certifications are current.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned to meet the needs of the business.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in related field or higher education – Preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in human resources, accounting, payroll, operations or in a similar capacity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Information gathering and monitoring.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Detail oriented and organized with ability to manage several projects at once;
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.
  • Ability to model the organization’s values (compassion, collaboration, trust, accountability, and excellence) in personal behavior and throughout administration processes.

WHAT WE OFFER

Our staff members work a 35-hour week. We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day and much more. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who are able to prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at humanresources@clsocal.org.

Position is open until filled.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is an equal opportunity employer.

Provisionally Licensed Lawyer – Family Law

POSITION: Provisionally Licensed Lawyer – Family Law

SUPERVISOR: Supervising Attorney       

Salary: $63,000                            

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Temporary Full-time (through June 2022), Exempt             

LOCATION: Santa Ana

(physical office is currently closed due to Covid-19, but is expected to reopen)                              

             

JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a 501(c)(3) diverse non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors. CLA SoCal has a staff of more than 120 employees and two offices in Orange County and two offices in Southeast Los Angeles County. CLA SoCal seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate individual who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm. CLA SoCal strongly prefers that the applicant have experience working with non-profits and/or law firms.

The Provisionally Licensed Lawyer will work as a member of the family law unit to provide clinic and in court legal representation to low-income victims of domestic violence and civil harassment who have cases in Orange County court. The PLL will also facilitate CLA SoCal’s weekly Orange County DV Restraining Order (RO) clinic, prepare restraining orders and declarations in support of restraining orders and other family law pleadings such as establishing or modifying family law orders, represent clients in restraining order hearings and in other family law proceedings such as renewal of restraining orders, and other family law matters relating to domestic violence.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides advice and counsel to Domestic Violence clients representing themselves in pro per.
  • Triage cases for holistic services, safety planning and immigration services.
  • Maintain caseload of full representation, limited scope, and pro per.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes and timekeeping in case management system (LegalServer).
  • Interview clients. Effectively and efficiently communicate with clients.
  • Engage in case investigation, witness interviews, factual and legal research.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Law School graduate that has been granted a temporary provisional license issued by the California State Bar.
  • Articulate, creative, and passionate advocate with excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong personal work ethic, initiative, and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to spot legal issues and comfort with providing real-time counsel & advice
  • Strong interpersonal skill, client communication skills and comfort working with indigent clients.
  • Strong technical skills; including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Strong interest in the area of family law including, but not limited to, domestic violence proceedings; dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or nullity of marriage litigation; child custody and visitation; child support; spousal support; and modifications of orders.
  • Strong interest working with vulnerable populations, survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or other trauma.
  • Strong interest in providing Court representation and being in court at least 2-3 days per week.

Our staff members work a 35-hour week. We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who are able to prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at humanresources@clsocal.org.

Visit www.communitylegalsocal.org for more information about CLA SoCal.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Staff Attorney – Family Law

POSITION: Staff Attorney – Family Law 

SUPERVISOR: Supervising Attorney       

WAGE RANGE: $63,000 to $91,866.11 per annum (Depending on Experience)                                   

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Exempt

LOCATION: Santa Ana

(physical office is currently closed due to Covid-19, but is expected to reopen as early as June 15, 2021)                                      

       

WHO WE ARE

Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a 501(c)(3) diverse non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors. We focus on removing barriers to equitable access and provide compassionate, high-quality legal aid. CLA SoCal has a staff of more than 100 employees and two offices in Orange County and two offices in Southeast Los Angeles County. Employees are offered professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit. This is an excellent opportunity to work with an organization committed to serving and making an impact in the community.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

CLA SoCal seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate individual who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm.  The Staff Attorney reports to the Supervising Attorney and will work as part of the Family Law Unit to assist low-income clients by maintaining caseload of full representation, limited scope, and pro per assistance family law cases including dissolution of marriage, paternity actions, domestic violence proceedings, child custody and visitation, support, and other family law matters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain caseload of full representation, limited scope, and pro per assistance family law cases including dissolution of marriage, paternity actions, domestic violence proceedings, child custody and visitation, support, and other family law matters.
  • Prepare pleadings, motions, and declarations for family law proceedings.
  • Propound and respond to discovery, including taking and defending depositions.
  • Negotiate and prepare settlement agreements.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate case notes and timekeeping in case management system (LegalServer).
  • Interview clients. Effectively and efficiently communicate with clients.
  • Engage in case investigation, witness interviews, factual and legal research.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Juris Doctor degree and an active member in good-standing of the California Bar or member to another state bar and ability to register as a legal services provider.
  • Strong personal work ethic, initiative, and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to spot legal issues and comfort with providing real-time counsel & advice.
  • Strong interpersonal skill, client communication skills and comfort working with indigent clients.
  • Strong technical skills; including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Great organizational skills with keen attention to
  • Knowledge of family law including, but not limited to, domestic violence proceedings; dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or nullity of marriage litigation; child custody and visitation; child support; spousal support; and modifications of orders- Preferred.
  • Experience with law and motion practice – Preferred.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations, survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or other trauma - Preferred.
  • Prior legal services advocacy experience – Preferred.
  • Court representation experience – Preferred.
  • Bilingual proficiency – Preferred.

WHAT WE OFFER

Our staff members work a 35-hour week. We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who are able to prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at humanresources@clsocal.org.

Visit www.communitylegalsocal.org for more information about CLA SoCal.

Community Legal Aid SoCal is an equal opportunity employer.

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