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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. On this page 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.*

Directing Attorney - El Centro

El Centro
CRLA El Centro Office is seeking a Directing Attorney 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 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.

Legal Program Director - Rural Education Equity Program

Reporting to the Deputy Director and Director of Litigation, Advocacy & Training (DLAT), the Legal Program Director will focus on targeted, outcome-oriented advocacy to reduce education disparities for low-income immigrants, communities of color, and other vulnerable communities in rural areas of California. The Legal Program Director will engage in direct representation of individuals and groups by developing and implementing outreach and education strategies, responding to legislative requests, and participating in public rule making that impacts education in rural communities. The Legal Program Director will develop impact litigation, advocacy initiatives, co-counsel significant litigation with regional offices, and provide oversight, including direction, coordination, state/local support, and monitoring of CRLA education advocacy to reduce education disparities by ensuring that priority area outcomes are met.

Directing Attorney - Oxnard

This Directing Attorney is a unique leadership opportunity for an attorney committed to community-centered advocacy to lead a team in providing services to marginalized rural communities. The Directing Attorney is responsible for developing the office’s advocacy vision and tone and leading their team of Staff Attorneys, Community Workers, and legal support team members in delivering high-quality legal services commensurate with that vision. The Directing Attorney has substantive command of at least one of CRLA’s Priority Advocacy areas and is responsible for maintaining their own caseload in addition to their leadership role.

Staff Attorney - Agricultural Worker Program

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.


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