Legal Opportunities

Updated as of January 12, 2022

Appointment of Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge

The United States District Court, Southern District of Southern, is considering the appointment of one full-time Magistrate Judge. See

Application Deadline: February 4, 2022

Assistant Professor of Administrative Justice (Cyber Forensics)

Southwestern College is hiring a tenured-track professor of criminal justice. For more information follow the link below.

Children’s Legal Services Staff Attorney

The Children’s Legal Services of San Diego (CLSSD) is seeking a full-time staff attorney to help fulfill its mission of protecting and defending the rights of children and youth in the child welfare system.

Apply at

Kids in Need of Defense KIND

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is hiring! Join KIND in one of their 11 offices across the U.S. or three offices in Mexico! KIND ensures that no child appears in U.S. immigration court without high quality legal representation.

We work to advance laws, policies, and practices that ensure children’s protection and uphold their right to due process and fundamental fairness; and we promote durable solutions in countries of origin, transit, and destination to child migration that are grounded in the best interests of the child and ensure that no child is forced to involuntarily migrate.

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Casa Cornelia

It is an exciting new opportunity for professionals who would want to deepen their commitment to access to justice through public interest immigration law.  We invite those interested in working at a nonprofit law firm with unwavering commitment to the values of justice and compassion and check out the opportunities to assist undocumented unaccompanied children, and to work with an incredible team while making a real difference in people’s lives. 

Open Positions:
Director of Philanthropy
Director of Legal Support & Strategy

Please go to careers page for more information on the positions and how to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

United States Attorney’s Office – Southern District of California

Multiple employment opportunities available in the Southern District of California, including Assistant U.S. Attorney, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and Law Clerk Positions.

Please click here for more information.


Senator Feinstein’s committees are accepting applications on an ongoing basis for U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal positions in all four of California’s federal districts. Applicants are advised to apply now and not to wait for a vacancy to arise.

If you’re interested in being considered, please fill out an application form and send the application form together with supporting documents electronically to Mr. David S. Casey, Jr., Statewide Chair, Feinstein Judicial Advisory Process at He can also be reached by mail at 110 Laurel Street, San Diego, CA 92101 or by phone at (619) 238-1811.

For more information follow this link.

Centro Legal De La Raza

Centro Legal has several job openings (click the link for more information):
Managing Attorney
Legal Assistant, Pro Bono
Temporary Legal Assistant
Temporary Senior Attorney
Temporary Supervising Attorney

They are looking for passionate, high-achieving professionals who profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of racial, economic and social justice. Their benefits package includes the following:
Medical Insurance, Dental, Vision
Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays
Commuter Check
Flexible Spending Account
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program

Here are just a few of our opened positions. For our full list of opened positions, please visit us: Attached are the job descriptions for all of our openings. If you have any questions please contact

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