Employment Opportunities


El Centro:

Directing Attorney

CRLA El Centro office, is looking for a Directing Attorney (Regular, Exempt, Full-Time) 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. Maintain an active caseload which consists of State, Federal trial and appellate work. Supervise the activities of local office Staff Attorneys, Community Workers and Support Staff in providing legal services to low income clients and groups. Including advice, negotiation, litigation and administrative advocacy in accordance with the CRLA priorities and case handling policies. For full job descriptoin and application please click on the link below. 

Job Number: 31022

Flexible to any CRLA office:

Staff Attorney - CRLA Rural Justice Fellowship

CRLA Rural Justice Fellowship, the Fellow (Temporary, Exempt, Full-Time) will provide 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. The Fellow will be reponsible for providing legal services (advice, negotiation, litigation & administrative advocacy), Community Workers and Support Staff relating to all clients being advised or represented. Take on significant statewide impact activity, including institutional, group litigation and community economic development and develop leadership in working with the community, clients and other advocacy groups related to statewide impact issues. For a full job description and requirement please click on the link on the left side. 

Job Number: 40923

Staff Attorney - LGBTQ+

CRLA's LGBTQ+ Program is seeking a Staff Attorney (Regular, Exempt, Full-Time) who will help increase access to justice for low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people in rural California, including LGBTQ+ farm workers. The Staff Attorney will conduct intakes for LGBT clients, provide brief counsel advice, and full litigation representation for selected LGBT clients. The Staff Attorney will assist other CRLA attorneys and community workers on LGBT+ related cases. For full job description please click on the link below. 

Job Number: 41082

LGBTQ+ Internship

The CRLA LGBTQ+ Program offers current law students and undergraduate students internship opportunities throughout the year.

Future attorneys and advocates committed to LGBTQ+ rights, social justice, and public interest will find diverse and exciting internship opportunities here!  Students will have the ability to enhance their legal training under the supervision of experienced litigators and community lawyers. For full intership description and application please click below. 

Job Number: 41674


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