Current Job Openings
LCCR seeks a creative, collaborative, energetic, and bilingual Staff Attorney who is deeply committed to immigrants’ rights and our organizational mission. The Staff Attorney will work with a supervising immigrant justice attorney and a paralegal on a tight-knit team to provide high-quality representation for asylum seekers, train and mentor pro bono attorneys, and develop strategic impact litigation to advance the rights of immigrants in federal and state court.
LCCR’s Racial Justice Program has litigated and advocated for civil rights in education, voting rights, and criminal justice, and works in collaboration with our immigrant and economic justice practices. Our criminal justice work—the primary focus of the Racial Justice Staff Attorney — includes combined direct services, litigation and policy strategies to stop entries into the criminal justice system and make re-entry fairer and easier. We currently work to: (1) Expose racial disparities and change state and local policy on traffic enforcement, criminal fines and fees and other debtors’ prison issues; (2) Combat police harassment and violence in communities of color and against homeless people; and (3) Clear criminal records and change re-entry policy.
The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area seeks a temporary Administrative Assistant with strong administrative support skills, outstanding written and oral communication skills, solid organization and prioritization skills, confidential and efficient work ethic, to join our fast-paced, dynamic public interest legal organization. The Administrative Assistant must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Salesforce and have excellent interpersonal skills. The position is for the period of January 3 through March 31, 2018. To learn more about the position, click here.
LCCR is helping to litigate some of the most pressing issues facing asylum seekers and immigrants in detention. The Legal Assistant will be part of an Immigrant Justice team that is working on impact litigation and policy, as well as the Legal Assistant’s primary tasks: helping individual immigrants gain legal status in the United States. The Legal Assistant plays a critical role in managing LCCR’s asylum program by screening and interviewing potential clients, connecting indigent asylum seekers with pro bono attorney volunteers, and preparing cases in which LCCR is providing direct representation. To learn more about the position, click here.