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Law Clerk – Supporting Families Workgroup

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Position: Law Clerk – Supporting Families Workgroup – Two (2) Part-Time Temporary Positions

Location: TBD

Salary: $15.00/per hour

Availablity: Immediately

Application Deadline: Continuous until position is filled

Program Description

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) is the frontline law firm for low-income people in Los Angeles and is currently accepting applications for the position of Law Clerk. LAFLA seeks to achieve equal justice for poor and low-income people in greater Los Angeles. We change lives through direct representation, systems change, and community education.

Organization: Founded in 1929, LAFLA has approximately 123 employees. LAFLA has an operating budget of more than $16 million and operates five neighborhood offices and several off-site locations. For more information, please visit www.lafla.org.


  • Position open to law students/grads, paralegals, paralegal students and undergraduates;
  • Spanish or Khmer language skills highly preferred, but not required. Capacity in any other second language may be a plus in assisting persons from other language groups;
  • Experience or interest in working with immigrants; and
  • Prior experience completing Immigration and Naturalization forms a plus.

Example of Duties

  • Client screening and intake;
  • Gather information needed to complete forms;
  • Assist at naturalization workshops;
  • Provide support to Naturalization Project by scanning/uploading documents into client files;
  • Contact clients to confirm upcoming appointments for biometrics, interviews and oath ceremonies;
  • Prepare applications under attorney supervision for immigration matters involving VAWA, T and U-Visa forms of relief;
  • Update file docket sheets; and
  • Occasional travel to other LAFLA offices to conduct client interviews.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume online to Lisa Morris, Director of Human Resources at jobs@lafla.org. Include “Law Clerk-Supporting Families” in the subject line.

Probationary Period: A six-month probationary period will be required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status.