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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.


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.


There are currently no employment opportunities available.
However, we are always keen to meet energetic and talented professionals who would like to join our team. If you wish to be considered for any future positions, please continue to check back for future listings. 



CLSSD, located in the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego, is seeking attorneys for our Conflict Attorney Panel.

The Panel Attorney is an independent contractor subject to a legal agreement between the Panel Attorney and CLSSD.  The Panel 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 when there is a conflict within CLSSD’s internal firms. For children and youth under age 18, Panel Attorneys serve as their attorney and Guardian Ad Litem. Panel Attorneys are required to visit and to communicate with clients. Panel Attorneys may be required to appear on cases in any of the courtrooms throughout San Diego County. Dependency cases are heard in the following courthouses: El Cajon, Vista and Meadowlark (located in Kearny Mesa). Panel Attorneys must meet the competency/training requirements outlined in San Diego Local Rule of Court 6.3.3 and must meet the standards of representation described in San Diego Local Rule of Court 6.3.4.



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.  
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