Staff Attorney

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Organization information
Organization name: 
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
Street address: 
3250 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 710
Los Angeles
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law seeks a knowledgeable, organized, and personable attorney who loves lawyering and working with people, to join our team as a Staff Attorney. Along with fellow colleagues, this individual will provide direct legal assistance to low-income clients, many of whom are survivors of domestic violence.

Key Features of this Job:
• Handle Family Law Caseload: The Staff Attorney is expected to professionally and expeditiously resolve a continuous high volume of diverse and complex cases with limited resources. Casework may include any aspect of a family law case, from initial papers to court hearings;
• Manage, Develop and Train Volunteers to Handle Cases: The Staff Attorney works with a large number of volunteer lawyers and law students to provide direct legal assistance and resolution of cases;
• Provide Community Outreach and Education: The Staff Attorney travels to locations throughout Los Angeles County to provide direct legal assistance and education, and to also engage in public presentations.


Essential Job Qualifications:
• Member in good standing CA bar;
• One or more years family law practice or other related legal experience with proven results;
• Strong writing and public speaking skills;
• Excellent analytic and organizational abilities;
• Demonstrated ability to work well with others;
• Capacity to travel locally and work some Saturdays and evenings.

Start Date: ASAP

Position: Full-time, Exempt

Salary and Benefits: $65,000 to $80,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance; voluntary employee retirement plan; paid vacation and holiday leave; reimbursed travel and educational expenses; professional development.

Location: Hybrid; Office in Los Angeles/Koreatown

To apply: 

How to Apply: Interested persons should email a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]. Please write “Staff Attorney” in the subject line.

Please, no phone inquiries. Position open until filled.

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary range: 
$65,000 to $80,000 commensurate with experience.