Employment Opportunities

A career with CRLA is both inspiring and enriching. You have the opportunity to work towards positive social change by helping low-income individuals achieve justice. Below you will find current CRLA job openings and application instructions.

*CRLA is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are chosen solely on merit without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, and mental or physical disability.*


CURRENT VACANCIES

Delano:

Directing Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

Reporting to the Executive Director and the Deputy Director, the CRLA Directing Attorney is responsible for the overall provision of legal services to the low-income client community in the service area and the day to day operations of the local field office. This includes supervising, training and motivating local office staff to provide the highest quality legal services in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.


El Centro:

Staff Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

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.


Administrative Legal Secretary (Regular, Full-Time)

The Administrative Legal Secretary (ALS) manages all communications, correspondence, typing legal documents, filing, travel, calendar, and general organizational matters within the local office. Also, responsible for managing legal expenditures, coordinating litigation with outside counsel and preparing discovery, and maintaining/organizing records of litigated and transaction matters, as well as vendor, supplier, and other office contracts.


Directing Attorney (Regular, Full-Time)

Reporting to the Regional Director of Advocacy the CRLA Directing Attorney is responsible for the overall provision of legal services to the low-income client community in the service area and the day to day operations of the local field office. This includes supervising, training and motivating local office staff to provide the highest quality legal services in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.


Modesto:

Staff Attorney – (Regular, Full-Time)

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.


Salinas, Migrant:

Community Worker (Regular, Full-Time)

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Community Worker will perform initial screenings for eligibility, interview to determine the nature of the legal problem/s and to identify the type of legal assistance being sought by the applicants.


Santa Maria:

Community Worker – Indigenous Program (Regular, Full-Time)

Reporting to the Program Director, the Community Worker – Indigenous Program will support the program by interviewing applicants to learn the underlying causes of their legal problem, and how the legal assistance being sought would assist clients in meeting their short, mid-range, and longer-term goals. Community Worker will interact with the client community, communicate and establish all necessary information of the clients' legal problems through oral interviews, in-person or by phone to evaluate, assess and analyze clients' problems and make proper referrals.


Stockton Basic:

Legal Secretary - Stockton

Reporting to the Directing Attorney, the Legal Secretary will draft legal documents, file, maintain records and perform variety of secretarial duties for the local office.



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