Published 14 days ago

Staff Attorney

University of California Los Angeles
On-site, Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA


Job Type:Full Time
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Mid-level
Salary:USD $60,100 - $90,000 / year


Staff Attorney

University of California Los Angeles

Budgeted Pay Scale: $60,100 - $90,000 Annually

Full Salary Range: USD $60,100.00/Yr. - USD $123,900.00/Yr.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is hybrid eligible and requires being onsite 3 days a week to start.

IMPORTANT: A resume and cover letter are required for consideration.

This is a one-year contract with the possibility of extension.

This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement within the state of California. The selected candidate must reside within the state of California or be willing to relocate

Position Summary

The UCLA School of Law Veterans Legal Clinic is seeking a Staff Attorney to join its team serving the veteran community through client representation, community engagement, and clinic coordination. The Staff Attorney's primary responsibility is to provide direct legal representation to individuals in an array of issues, including disability benefits, record clearing, and landlord-tenant disputes.

Salary & Compensation

*UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.


  • 0-5 Years Practicing law, experience representing individuals preferred (Required)
  • Demonstrated commitment to working to address the needs of low-income communities, former service members, system-involved individuals, disability justice, and/or racial equity. (Preferred)
  • Familiarity or experience with issues facing former service members and their families, unhoused individuals, mass incarceration, and/or low-income communities (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated excellent legal research and writing skills (Required)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact effectively with various audiences, including clients, faculty, staff, students, court and agency staff, and the public (Required)
  • Experience with a diverse range of people including systems actors and low-income community members (Preferred)
  • Ability to independently manage a caseload and quickly assume responsibilities (Required)

Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations

  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree or other law degree from a State Bar-accredited or American bar Association - approved law school. (Required)
  • Must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of California and maintain that standing through continuing legal education credits required by the State Bar. (Preferred)
  • Ability to practice as a Registered Legal Services Attorney(see California Court Rule 9.45), if not a member of the State bar of California (Required)

Special Conditions for Employment

  • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.
  • Age Requirement: Candidate(s) must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.
  • Ability to travel throughout LA County


8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Application Deadline: 8:50 p.m. on


Staff Attorney

University of California Los Angeles

Budgeted Pay Scale: $60,100 - $90,000 Annually

Full Salary Range: USD $60,100.00/Yr. - USD $123,900.00/Yr.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is hybrid eligible and requires being…


Los Angeles, CA, United States

How to Apply

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