Join Bay Area Legal Aid and make a difference in the lives of thousands of low-income people throughout the Bay Area. BayLegal employees are bright, passionate people from diverse backgrounds, coming together to help poor individuals and families obtain equal access to justice.
Bay Area Legal Aid’s (BayLegal) mission is to provide high quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language, or disability. We are the largest provider of free civil legal services to low-income residents of the San Francisco Bay Area with regional offices in seven counties. Our services include advice, referrals, limited scope assistance, extended representation, public policy and impact advocacy, trainings, and community education. From Napa Valley to Silicon Valley, BayLegal ensures fairness in the civil justice system for the most vulnerable members of our community. We help our clients protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. BayLegal’s 120+ staff members provide wraparound legal services in housing preservation, domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, economic security, consumer protection, and healthcare access.
BayLegal offers a variety of employment opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, support staff, and fellowship applicants. BayLegal provides a competitive nonprofit salary and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance; long term disability; paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave; law school loan repayment (if applicable to position); bilingual stipends; and 401k retirement plan.
Bay Area Legal Aid 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.