Current Job Openings

LACLJ seeks a Staff Attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy.
This attorney will represent low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or human
trafficking in a variety of homeless prevention and family law matters. This position will help survivors
who are facing homelessness negotiate soft landings, help with landlord advocacy and habitability issues
as well as provide representation on cases involving child custody and restraining orders. In addition,
this position offers the opportunity to:
– Provide presentations and trainings to community partners and client communities on family
law as well as other related legal issues;
– Develop relationships and collaborate with a range of public and private community partners to
address systemic barriers facing LACLJ’s client community;
– Engage in other tasks and projects that further LACLJ’s mission and operations.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities
– J.D. or LLM degree from accredited law school
– A member in good standing of the California Bar
– Strong written and oral communication skills
– Strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with a dynamic team
Preferred Candidates will have one or more of the following:
– Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in Spanish
– Commitment to trauma-informed advocacy, cultural responsiveness, empathy, responsive
listening, and demonstration of authentic care and concern
– Previous experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human
trafficking, and/or immigrant populations
– Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income people

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Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, disability, or sexual orientation.

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