Join Children’s Law Center of California (CLC) and become part of an amazing team of change-makers advocating inside the courtroom for children and youth, strengthening families and communities, and striving to break the intergenerational cycle of foster care. CLC is the largest children’s legal services organization in the nation, currently serving 25,000 clients in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Placer Counties. We are a dynamic non-profit organization that is consistently evolving to ensure our clients’ well-being and success through a multi-disciplinary, independent, and informed approach to advocacy. We prioritize an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity and encourages our employees to bring their unique, whole selves to work. CLC strives to reflect the communities we serve, and we encourage dedicated professionals with varied backgrounds and perspectives, including those with lived experience, to pursue careers with CLC.  

Our team provides an unparalleled level of expertise in a highly specialized area of the law and offers a unique opportunity for attorneys, paralegals, investigators, and administrative staff who wish to assist in the representation of children and youth who have experienced abuse and neglect in our foster care system.  

Featured Openings

To Apply: Applicants must apply directly on CLC’s website. Applications received through any other means will not be considered. Please include a detailed cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for the position. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

For a full list of current job openings and to apply, click here.

CLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a full range of benefits for regular full-time employees.

To Volunteer click here. For Internship and Fellowship information, click here. 

Our Benefits

Health & Wellness  

The health and wellness of our staff is essential to us. Therefore, we offer generous Family and Medical Leave policies, health plans, and more. We also offer flexible spending accounts for child care and health expenses.  


We all need time to relax, recharge, heal, and be there for our families. Therefore, CLC offers 15 PTO days and 10 sick days in the first year. In addition, CLC observes all California state holidays.

Security & Savings  

Life happens, and we’re here to support our team and their families. Benefits include basic life and long-term disability insurance. We also offer a 403(b) Retirement Plan with up to a 6% employer match.