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:

Supervising Attorney (Santa Clara County)

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Supervising Attorney - Santa Clara County
ABOUT THE POSITION: We seek a culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to become Supervising Attorney in our San José office. The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for the direct supervision of staff casework, and ensuring that clients receive high-quality legal services. Responsibilities: As a member of BayLegal’s …

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Bilingual Staff Attorney – Domestic Violence Prevention (Santa Clara County)

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Staff Attorney - DV - Santa Clara County
ABOUT THE POSITION: We seek a culturally sensitive Staff Attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy for a position in our San José office. This position involves legal representation of low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking in an array of court proceedings, including dissolution of marriage, …

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Staff Attorney – Disability Rights (Alameda County)

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Disability Rights Staff Attorney
ABOUT THE POSITION: Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) seeks a culturally sensitive Disability Rights Staff Attorney with a strong commitment to social justice advocacy to represent individuals with mental and physical disabilities in their applications for Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or CAPI benefits.  This position is located in our Alameda County Office in …

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Staff Attorney – Economic Justice (Alameda County)

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Staff Attorney - EJ - Alameda County
ABOUT THE POSITION: Our Alameda County office in Oakland is currently looking for a legal services attorney working primarily on economic justice issues, particularly related to state and county public benefits programs. Job Description: We seek a qualified attorney for a position in our Economic Justice unit in our Alameda County office located in Oakland, …

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Supervising Attorney – Housing (San Francisco)

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Supervising Attorney Housing Law San Francisco
About the Position: We seek a culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to become the Supervising Attorney of the Housing Unit for our San Francisco office. The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for the direct supervision of staff casework and ensuring that clients receive high-quality legal services in …

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Staff Attorney – Domestic Violence/Family Law (Temporary; San Mateo County)

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Staff Attorney Family Law San Mateo
This is a temporary, six-month position beginning 08/15/2018.   About the Position: We seek a culturally sensitive Staff Attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy working from our Redwood City, CA office. This position involves legal representation of low-income survivors of domestic violence in an array of family court proceedings, including …

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Supervising Attorney – Housing (Alameda County)

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Supervising Attorney Housing Alameda
About the Position: We seek a culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to become the Supervising Attorney of the Housing Unit for the Alameda County office located in Oakland, CA. The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for the direct supervision of staff case work, and ensuring that …

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Managing Attorney – Youth Justice (Regional)

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Regional Managing Attorney Youth Justice
About the Position: We seek a culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to become the Regional Managing Attorney of our Youth Justice Unit. The Youth Regional Managing Attorney, with the assistance of a Supervising Attorney, is responsible for the supervision of the legal work and personnel issues …

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Staff Attorney – Disability Rights (San Francisco)

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ABOUT THE POSITION: Bay Area Legal Aid seeks a culturally sensitive Disability Rights Staff Attorney with a strong commitment to social justice advocacy to represent individuals with mental and physical disabilities in their applications for Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or CAPI benefits. This position is located in our San Francisco Office. …

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Grants Officer (Oakland, CA)

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Grants Officer
ABOUT THE POSITION: BayLegal is seeking an experienced, culturally sensitive Grants Officer with a strong commitment to social justice, to be a member of our Grants & Contracts Team, located in our Oakland office. Responsibilities: Maintain a portfolio of grants and contracts, including federal, state and local cost reimbursable grants, as well as foundation and …

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Regional Counsel – Immigration Law

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Regional Counsel - Immigration Law
About the Position: We seek a culturally sensitive attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to become the Regional Counsel with a focus on our Interpersonal Violence Prevention Immigration Practice. This position will be responsible for helping to lead BayLegal’s regional legal work in interpersonal violence prevention immigration law practice …

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Regional Counsel – Housing Law

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Regional Counsel - Housing Law
About the Position: We seek a culturally humble attorney with a proven track record of social justice advocacy and deep understanding of housing, poverty and racial justice issues in the Bay Area. The Regional Counsel for Housing Law will provide vision, direction and day to day supervision of BayLegal’s Tenant’s Rights and Fair Housing work …

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