Immigration Attorney Position

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,537.00
Maximum: $84,701.00




2101 N. Tustin Avenue
Santa Ana
United States


Job Overview

Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1958 for the purpose of providing civil legal services to low income individuals and seniors. It has two offices in Orange County and two offices in Southeast Los Angeles County, where it is known as Community Legal Services (CLS). LASOC seeks an experienced, energetic, motivated, personable and effective Attorney to work in its Santa Office (visit for more information about us).  Under the supervision of the Directing Attorney, this position is responsible for providing immigration and family services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other victims of violence.


●            Active membership in the California State Bar;

●            Administrative experience in immigration matters before USCIS and EOIR;

●            Litigation experience in State or Federal Court and preferably in family law and immigration proceedings;

●            Demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence related family and immigration law preferred;

●            Ability to deal with people empathetically and effectively;

●            Demonstrated commitment to serving low income and the most vulnerable immigrant communities and survivors of domestic violence;

●            Ability to meet grant deliverables and to prepare grant reports;

●            Flexibility to work evenings and weekends to attend community events, outreach and engagement, hold and assist with legal clinics;

●            Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.






●            Work both in Orange County and our Southeast offices;

●            Provide direct legal services to victims of domestic violence, trafficking and other serious crimes in both family law and immigration matters;

●            Develop appropriate outreach materials and disseminate information about rights and benefits available to the immigrant community, including victims of domestic violence, trafficking and other serious crimes;

●            Identify significant legal needs and issues for survivors of domestic violence in the areas of immigration and family law and develop plans, including litigation and policy to address those needs;

●           Outreach to immigrant communities where homeless and survivors of domestic violence are found;

●            Conduct trainings and outreach to community based organizations and community groups;

●            Develop and coordinate legal clinics with volunteers and other community collaboratives;

●            Coordinate with other assistance organizations in the area by providing referrals and implementing partner meetings to assure appropriate and efficient coverage of services;

●            Ensure grant deliverables are met under various funding grants and to prepare all necessary narratives and reports for grant funding; and

●            In conjunction with the Directing Attorney, recruit, train, and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students.


We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance; and long-term disability policies. Paid holidays | vacation | sick leave 

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Position open until filled. 

The Legal Aid Society of Orange County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Level of Language Proficiency

●            Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required


How To Apply