Employment Opportunities

Working at Bay Area Legal Aid

Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) removes legal barriers to health, safety, and stability through representation, legal advice and information, referrals, community education, and advocacy for low-income individuals and families throughout seven Bay Area counties.

BayLegal strives to address the immediate crisis an individual or family may be experiencing and the underlying and compounding legal issues that create barriers to long-term stability and opportunities.  We believe that all people should be treated with respect and have the resources they need to meet their goals. To that end, we engage in civil legal representation, social work, community collaborations, and systemic advocacy, in partnership with the communities we serve.

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, LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual) and QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) individuals, veterans, individuals who have been impacted by the criminal justice system, persons with disabilities, and persons from other underrepresented groups to apply.

 

The salary scales referenced in union job postings are set by the BayLegal-BALAW Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and can be found here. Please contact jobs@baylegal.org with any additional questions.  Please reference application follow-up question in your subject line.

Current Employment Opportunities:

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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Supervising Attorney – Youth Justice

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Are you interested in leading a team of attorneys and social workers to empower youth to achieve greater safety, stability, and permanency? Join BayLegal and lead our dynamic Youth Justice Team!   Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) works with our clients to advocate for their legal rights and remove legal barriers to health, safety, and …

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Interpersonal Violence Prevention / Family Law Staff Attorney (Alameda 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) works with our clients to advocate for their legal …

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Bilingual Support Staff (Oakland, CA)

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Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) legal barriers to health, safety, and stability through representation, legal advice and information, referrals, community education, and advocacy for low-income individuals and families throughout seven Bay Area counties. As a regional anti-poverty civil law firm that has been serving our local communities since the 1960s, we are committed to working …

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Housing Attorney (Alameda County)

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Are you interested in using your legal skills to help address the housing crisis, prevent homelessness, address social inequality and discrimination, and help ensure low-income families maintain stability and remain in Alameda County? Join BayLegal’s dynamic Housing Law Practice!   Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is on the front lines fighting for our clients’ rights. …

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Pro Bono Coordinator – Oakland, CA

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Are you interested in learning and supporting the inner-workings of an impactful pro bono and volunteer program that helps add critical resources to address the housing crisis, prevent homelessness, displacement, address social inequality and help ensure low-income families obtain stability?  Join BayLegal’s dynamic Pro Bono Department!   Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is on the …

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Human Resources Assistant – Oakland

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Are you interested in using your skills to help support the largest anti-poverty social justice nonprofit law firm in the Bay Area? Use your skills to help address social injustice, break cycles of poverty and support individuals, families and communities obtain justice and opportunity! Join BayLegal’s dynamic HR team and become an advocate for justice! …

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Accountant – Oakland, CA

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Are you interested in using your accounting skills to help support the largest  anti-poverty social justice nonprofit law firm in the Bay Area?  Join BayLegal’s dynamic finance team and become an advocate for justice! Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is on the front lines fighting for our clients’ rights. Last year, BayLegal removed legal barriers …

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Executive Assistant (Oakland)

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Are you interested in using your skills to help support the largest anti-poverty social justice nonprofit law firm in the Bay Area? Use your skills to help address social injustice, break cycles of poverty and support individuals, families and communities obtain justice and opportunity! Join BayLegal’s dynamic team and become an advocate for justice! Bay …

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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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