Working At Legal Aid

Legal Aid is a fast-paced non-profit law office committed to providing high quality civil legal services to persons living in poverty in the District of Columbia. Our staff is passionate about what we do and the clients we serve. And as an organization, we care deeply about our employees and their well-being. We are also committed to providing significant professional development opportunities for our staff. Legal Aid is proud to have been included in the 2019 list of “Best Non-Profits to Work For” compiled by The Non-Profit Times.

Legal Aid values an inclusive, diverse workplace and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by law. Legal Aid is also committed to equal employment opportunity. Employment decisions are made consistent with both Legal Aid’s organizational values and the law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Legal Aid is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Executive Director
Deputy Director of Development
Staff Attorney, Housing Law Unit
Staff Attorney, Consumer Law Unit
Investigator, Housing Unit
Intake Specialist/Legal Assistant

Please note that because of the volume of applications that we typically receive, we regret that we will only be able to contact those candidates whom we would like to invite to participate in an interview. When you submit your application, you should receive an auto-response indicating that it has been received. Please do not send follow-up email messages or contact us by phone to inquire about your application. Thank you for your interest.