Employment Opportunities

Working at Bay Area Legal Aid

Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) ensures fairness in the civil justice system for the most vulnerable members of our community. From Silicon Valley to Napa Valley, we help clients protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. Our clients include the working poor, families with children, foster youth, seniors, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Through our regional county offices, our mobile advocacy clinics, and our nationally-recognized Legal Advice Line, BayLegal prevents domestic violence and sexual assault, increases economic stability, protects consumers, expands access to healthcare, and prevents homelessness. For our clients, BayLegal makes the difference between staying in poverty and thriving toward a brighter future.

BayLegal thrives on our diversity and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, persons of color, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Senior Litigation Counsel

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Are you interested in engaging in impact litigation to address systemic injustices that harm large numbers of low-income Californians? Are you excited to support attorneys across multiple practice areas and regional offices in their litigation efforts? Join BayLegal as Senior Litigation Counsel! Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is committed to ensuring fairness in the civil …

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Interpersonal Violence Prevention – Family Law Staff Attorney (Contra Costa County)

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Are you interested in using your legal skills to help low-income survivors of interpersonal violence obtain safety and stability to break cycles of abuse and build a safe empowering environment for themselves and their children? Join BayLegal’s dynamic Family Law Practice! Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is on the front lines fighting for our clients’ …

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Director of Finance & Administration (Chief Financial Officer)

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Are you interested in using your skills to support a strong social justice anti-poverty law firm and make a difference in the lives of thousands of low-income families? Join BayLegal! Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is on the front lines fighting for our clients’ rights. Last year, BayLegal removed legal barriers to health, safety, and …

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Reentry Attorney (Temporary) – (Primarily remote work / Alameda & Contra Costa counties)

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Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is on the front lines fighting for our clients’ rights. Last year, BayLegal removed legal barriers to health, safety, and stability through representation, legal advice and information, referrals, community education, and advocacy for more than 75,000 low-income individuals and their families throughout seven Bay Area counties. As a regional poverty …

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IT Applications Administrator

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Are you interested in using your technology experience and expertise to further social justice and make a difference in your community?  Are you interested in working in an environment that leverages technology for good? Are you interested in designing workflows using cloud applications? Are you excited to support user training? Join BayLegal’s IT Team Bay …

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Social Justice Staff Attorney (housing rights focus) – Contra Costa County Regional Office (primarily remote 2020)

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Are you interested in using your legal skills to help address the housing crisis, prevent homelessness, address social inequality and help low‐income families obtain and maintain stability? Join BayLegal’s dynamic Contra Costa County Regional Office! Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is on the front lines fighting for our clients’ rights. Last year, BayLegal removed legal …

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Grants and Contracts Officer – Oakland, CA

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Do you want to help to tell the story of how legal services can help end inter-generational poverty and address social injustice? Help engage public and private funders in supporting BayLegal’s mission to provide free civil legal services to low-income individuals and families in the Bay Area and remove the legal barriers to health, safety, …

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