EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for committed and passionate advocates for San Diego’s children and foster youth.
If you are interested in applying to any of the positions listed below, please submit your resume in a PDF ATTACHMENT ONLY TO BE CONSIDERED. 
Thank you for your interest in CLSSD. 
We will contact you if we would like to schedule an interview.

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

Children's Legal Services of San Diego, Inc. (CLSSD) is a nonprofit public benefit corporation, which advocates for children and youth who are the subject of abuse and neglect proceedings in the San Diego County juvenile dependency court system. CLSSD is dedicated to high quality, comprehensive legal representation. Our firms are court-appointed to represent both minors and non-minor dependents in Juvenile Dependency Courts in San Diego County. At CLS, diversity, in the fullest sense of the word, which includes not only race and ethnicity, but also gender, sexual orientation, age, lifestyle, and abilities, is valued.
 
MANAGING ATTORNEY 
CLSSD, located in the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego, is seeking a Full-Time Managing Attorney position. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide management support to a Firm of Attorneys, Investigators, and Office Coordinator in executing their legal duties in a manner that best represents the Firm’s minor clients and manage the daily operations of the Firm. This individual is also responsible for positively representing Children’s Legal Services within the courts and community by serving as a representative for the organization.

TO APPLY, SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO CAROLYNG@CLSSANDIEGO.ORG.



DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES

Children's Legal Services of San Diego (CLS) is seeking to hire a Director of Legal Services to oversee CLS legal services and practice to ensure effective and quality representation of CLS clients. This position will oversee legal positions on key issues for direct representation and appellate practice and manage implementation by firms and staff; support multi-disciplinary legal practice by staff investigators and staff attorneys; assist the organization in maintaining a local, regional and national presence in the children’s advocacy arena; serve as a member of the organization’s executive and leadership teams.

TO APPLY, SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO JOELLEL@CLSSANDIEGO.ORG.

MANAGING ATTORNEY

DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES

Thank you for your interest in working at CLSSD.
If you are interested in applying to any of the positions listed above, please submit your resume and cover letter in a PDF ATTACHMENT ONLY TO BE CONSIDERED.  

STAFF ATTORNEY 
CLSSD, located in the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego, is seeking a Full-Time Staff Attorney position. The Attorney is responsible for representing clients who range between the ages of 0-21 years old who are dependents of the juvenile courts in San Diego County. For children and youth under age 18, CLSSD Attorneys serve as their attorney and Guardian Ad Litem. Attorneys are required to comply with CLSSD’s visitation policies, which often require Attorneys to travel to visit their clients. The Attorney may be required to appear on cases in any of the courtrooms throughout San Diego County.

TO APPLY, SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO JOELLEL@CLSSANDIEGO.ORG.

STAFF ATTORNEY