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Senior Attorney
Social Justice Legal Foundation
The Social Justice Legal Foundation (https://www.socialjusticelaw.org/), an impact litigation nonprofit, is looking for an experienced litigator to build and lead civil rights and economic justice cases throughout California and nationwide. As a leader in our small organization, the Senior Attorney will have a large role in developing our docket of cases and managing day-to-day litigation. The ideal candidate will be a driven and collaborative, with 5+ years’ experience managing complex cases and a passion for social justice and civil rights issues.

This position is based in Los Angeles, California, with a hybrid in-office and remote schedule. We will consider exceptionally qualified candidates who are able to join us in Los Angeles within six months.
Link: https://www.socialjusticelaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2023-12-21-SJLF-Senior-Attorney-Posting.pdf
Managing Attorney
Social Justice Legal Foundation
The Social Justice Legal Foundation (https://www.socialjusticelaw.org/), an impact litigation nonprofit, is looking for an experienced litigator to oversee its docket of civil rights cases throughout California and nationwide. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Managing Attorney will supervise our legal fellows, steer several major cases for the Foundation, and investigate and develop new areas of litigation that further our mission. This is an opportunity for an energetic and driven litigator to lead a small but mighty team pursuing a new model of public-interest work.

The ideal candidate will have 7+ years’ experience litigating complex cases and a passion for social justice and civil rights issues. This position is based in Los Angeles, California, with a hybrid in-office and remote schedule. We will consider exceptionally qualified candidates who are not local but are able to join us in Los Angeles soon.
Link: https://www.socialjusticelaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2023-12-21-SJLF-Managing-Attorney-Posting.pdf
Senior Staff Attorney
Disability Rights Advocates
Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit, civil rights law firm, seeks a dynamic and motivated litigator who shares our vision of creating a society that strives toward justice and fairness for all. Ideal candidates have at least six years’ experience in all aspects of complex, class action litigation. This position opening is in DRA’s New York, NY, Chicago, IL or Berkeley, CA offices, or fully remote work upon request, on a case-by-case basis. Read the full job description here: https://dralegal.org/jobs/senior-staff-attorney/
Link: https://dralegal.org/jobs/senior-staff-attorney/
Staff Attorney
Disability Rights Advocates
Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit, civil rights law firm, seeks a dynamic and motivated litigator who shares our vision of creating a society that strives toward justice and fairness for all. Ideal candidates have at least 2 years’ experience in complex, civil rights and/or class action litigation. This position opening is in DRA’s New York, NY, Chicago, IL or Berkeley, CA offices, or fully remote work upon request, on a case-by-case basis. Read the full job description here: https://dralegal.org/jobs/staff-attorney/


Link: https://dralegal.org/jobs/staff-attorney/
Managing Attorney
Animal Legal Defense Fund
The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Litigation Program accomplishes the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission by filing strategic high-impact lawsuits against government agencies, individuals, and industries that exploit animals, including factory farms, puppy mills, and roadside zoos that seek to expand the protections for animals under the law.

Managing Attorneys within the Litigation Program have primary responsibility for all aspects of their assigned strategic area of work, including responsibility for coordinating and supervising all assigned cases and legal matters, and the development and achievement of civil litigation goals and strategies in the Litigation Program’s business and strategic plans. This includes ensuring that strategic objectives and tactical goals as assigned by the Litigation Program Director are achieved by Litigation Program staff.

Managing Attorneys are directly responsible for managing and supervising Senior Staff Attorneys and Staff Attorneys, and for directing those attorneys’ management and supervision of Litigation Fellows and Law Clerks, who all collectively carry out day-to-day case development and litigation. Managing Attorneys also manage the assignment, supervision, and professional development of all Litigation Program staff, as well as assist in developing new cases and long-term goals.

Managing Attorneys work closely with the Litigation Program Director to manage the day-to-day operations of the Litigation Program. Managing Attorneys also assist the Director and the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Leadership Team in facilitating and developing cross-programmatic and external relationships as needed.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/2182823
Staff Attorney
Elder Law and Disability Rights Center
Position: Elder Law and Disability Rights Center, a non-profit law firm (ELDR), is seeking a part-time
(15-20 hrs/wk) or full-time (35 hrs/wk) Attorney to join our dedicated team. The ideal candidate is
passionate about our mission, has a strong commitment to serving vulnerable populations, and is ready
to contribute to the dynamic work of a small firm.
Organizational Background: ELDR Center, through advocacy, education, and the provision of free and
low-cost legal services, strives to ensure dignity and justice for elderly individuals, those living with
disabilities, and those experiencing homelessness. We provide free legal services to people experiencing
homelessness and low-cost legal services to older adults and people with disabilities. ELDR is a growing
grassroots organization with a tight-knit team dedicated to client and community advocacy.
Job Summary: The Attorney's primary responsibilities include:
● Representation in limited conservatorships of the person
● Conducting brief consultations on benefits
● Small estate plans, including:
● Advance healthcare directives
● Power of attorney
● Will
● Small estate affidavit
● Trust
● Transfer on death deed
Essential Job Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:
● California Bar Association license or out of state license qualified to practice in a California
nonprofit organization
● Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
● Detail-oriented with excellent attention to legal intricacies
● Ability to handle a diverse caseload independently and as part of a team
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Willingness to learn and adapt to evolving legal landscapes
Preferred Job Skills, Experience, and Abilities:
● Fluency in Spanish or Vietnamese
● Experience in limited conservatorships, estate planning, and related areas
● Previous work in a legal services environment, especially with vulnerable populations
● Knowledge of trauma-informed care principles
● Experience in direct client services
Link: www.eldrcenter.org
Associate Attorney (3-5 years experience)
Gibbs Law Group LLP
We are seeking an attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The ideal candidate will be committed to employee/ consumer rights and genuinely interested in practicing law in a demanding litigation environment. The position requires superior organizational and writing skills, the willingness to work respectfully in a team environment, and the ability to manage deadlines in multiple related cases.

The base compensation range for this role is $150,000-$200,000 annually depending on experience, plus discretionary bonuses and benefits. GLG offers an excellent benefits package, including generous vacation and leave policies, fully employer‐paid employee health benefits and an employer-contributed 401(k) plan.

Requirements:

J.D. from an accredited law school

Admission to the California Bar and in good standing

At least three years of litigation experience
Link: https://www.classlawgroup.com/careers/attorney-positions
Associate
Olivier & Schreiber LLP
We are hiring an associate! Check out the description on our website (link below).
Link: https://os-legal.com/careers/
Lead Attorney
AARP Foundation
The Lead Attorney role provides legal counsel and represents clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings. Leads the investigation of potential cases, preparation of cases for filing and trial, preparation of amicus briefs, and the conduct of discovery and negotiations. Collaborates with senior management to develop strategic plans to achieve the organization’s litigation goals.

Responsibilities

Leads and supervises litigation matters including the planning, strategy, and execution of a case.

Oversees and investigates potential cases to determine whether to recommend filing a lawsuit or an amicus brief.

Performs legal analyses, drafts pleadings, briefs, and other court filings as needed
Conducts written and oral discovery, including taking and defending depositions. Conducts research and writes amicus briefs as needed.

Leads mediation and settlement negotiations on behalf of the clients. Argues procedural and dispositive motions.

Researches and writes amicus briefs.

Qualifications

J.D. required.
8+ years of post-J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, with 2+ years of experience as first chair or as lead counsel in litigation matters with responsibility for leading the planning, strategy, and execution of complex cases.

Must be a member in good standing of the District of Columbia Bar or be eligible for admission to the District of Columbia Bar.

Demonstrated ability to successfully litigate cases individually or in teams along with capability to multi-task in a fast-paced professional environment.

Highly self-motivated and entrepreneurial with an ability to exercise discretion and respect for confidentiality.

Experience with class or collective actions, especially on behalf of plaintiffs.

Proficiency leading employment discrimination litigation matters preferred.

Knowledge in legal matters concerning low-income or older populations desired.
Link: https://careers.aarp.org/careers-home/jobs/5397?lang=en-us
Staff Attorney for Impact Advocacy
Bet Tzedek Legal Services
Bet Tzedek seeks an experienced and passionate attorney to join our Impact Advocacy team. The Impact Advocacy Staff Attorney will work with the Directing Attorney and Bet Tzedek’s various program teams to develop and litigate cases that will remedy system injustices, including class actions, writs, and multi-party civil actions, covering all phases of litigation. This attorney will also engage in public policy advocacy to address issues arising from Bet Tzedek’s program work, including through legislative policymaking, regulatory advocacy, and participation in coalitions.

CLASSIFICATION: Attorney II (Union) DEPARTMENT: Legal
REPORTS TO: Direction Attorney
SALARY: $82,221.99 - $105,684.84 (DOE/DOQ). Minimum 4 years litigation experience

CLASSIFICATION: Attorney I (Union) DEPARTMENT: Legal
REPORTS TO: Direction Attorney
SALARY: $69,874.91 - $86,411.96 (DOE/DOQ) At least 1 year of litigation experience

For complete job description, see https://bettzedek.org/careers/
Link: https://bettzedek.org/careers/
Supervising Attorney
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley (LFSV) invites attorneys with a strong commitment to social justice and advancing the rights of underrepresented individuals in Santa Clara County to apply for the Supervising Attorney position on our Housing team. Applicants ideally have experience managing direct service client caseloads and/or impact litigation. This is a flexible, hybrid position.
Link: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1535922/Law-Foundation-of-Silicon-Valley/Supervising-Attorney---Housing
Home Preservation Program Director
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Southern California
ABOUT THE ROLE
Reporting to the Managing Director of Client Services, the Home Preservation Program Director creates the vision and plans for the future of eviction defense and housing law work at Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California. The HP Program Director also oversees and leads a diverse team of attorneys, legal advocate(s), and interns.
Link: ajsocal.org/
Director of Development
Disability Rights Advocates
https://dralegal.org/jobs/director-of-development/
Link: https://dralegal.org/jobs/director-of-development/
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