Employment Opportunities


Employment Opportunity: Attorney & Executive Director

Location: Compton,CA

Start date: Negotiable, applications being accepted on an ongoing basis until position is filled

Salary: $60,000 + medical and dental benefits for part time employment, 30 hours per week. This position provides an opportunity to grow with the organization.

About the position:
Community Lawyers Inc. is seeking an part-time Attorney/Executive Director for its programs and services in Compton, CA. This position will lead the implementation of CLI’s strategic plan and serve as the primary driver for growing and sustaining the high quality legal and community services that comprise CLI’s 15-year history in the community.

The Attorney/Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors, supervise one full-time staff person and provide supervision of probono attorney-led legal clinics. The Executive Director will also work closely with CLI’s fundraising consultant to grow the organization’s profile in the community and build a portfolio of funders, grants and programing to secure low-to-no-cost access to legal services for vulnerable populations.

CLI is seeking an organizational leader willing to grow with the organization and is interested in developing and implementing innovative program offerings that both provide access to justice as well as address root cause inequities that create the need for legal services.

Based in the City of Compton, CLI’s mission is to increase legal service delivery in underserved communities. The organization, founded in 2005, realizes the challenges that individuals face in finding quality, ethical and affordable attorneys.