This position will manage legal services staff, supervise legal projects, and provide legal representation, among other duties. Please view the job announcement here for more information.
Supervising Attorney (East Bay)
This position will manage the East Bay office of API Legal Outreach. Please view the job announcement here for more information.
Contract Attorney - Domestic Violence/Family Law Project (4-month exempt)
This position will provide legal counseling and representation to low-income clients on behalf of survivors of violence against women. Please view the job announcement here for more information.
Development Associate (4 to 6 month contract)
This position will assist with all fundraising work including grant applications, donation solicitation, and events. Please view the job announcement here for more information.
Staff Attorney - Immigration Project
This position will provide legal representation to low-income clients primarily in the areas of immigration and naturalization, and may include work in other priority areas such as human trafficking, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, housing, and tax. Please view the job announcement here for more information.
This position coordinates our programs for high school age youth that include peer counseling and education, community outreach and education, multimedia violence prevention projects, and a community activist-social justice summer program. Please view the job announcement here for more information.
Development & Outreach Intern
This unpaid position will assist with community outreach and education and support the development office, including assisting with the annual fundraising dinner and other events. Please view the job announcement here for more information.
2014 Summer Clerkships
Law clerks will work closely with legal staff to assist survivors of domestic violence in restraining order, divorce and custody proceedings. Clerks also assist clients with immigration, elder law, and elder abuse issues. Assignments may include completing legal research and writing, doing client intakes by phone and in person, conducting client interviews, assisting in our free community legal clinics, and giving presentations in community education and training sessions. If certified, law clerks may represent individuals in court hearings. Preferences will be given to 2L & 3L as well as applicants who can commit to longer terms of service, who have a demonstrated and continuing commitment to social justice / public interest legal work, and who are bilingual. Please view the clerkship announcement here for more information.
API Legal Outreach invites project proposals from third-year law students and recent law graduates for Skadden, Equal Justice Works (NAPIL), Berkeley Law Foundation, Echoing Green, New Voices, Soros, and other fellowships to begin in the fall of the next year. Please view the fellowship announcement here for more information.
Please note that due to the large volume of inquiries, API Legal Outreach can only respond to inquiries matching our current needs. Please limit all inquiries to e-mail.
Are you an attorney between jobs? Want to get some solid family law, immigration, or elder law experience? Volunteer with API Legal Outreach! Our volunteers have a solid track record for finding employment in the public interest community. For more information, please contact jobs [at] apilegaloutreach.org.
Pro Bono Attorneys from Law Firms
In addition to in-house volunteer placements, we also work with private law forms on pro bono cases in a variety of areas, including domestic violence, elder abuse, and anti-trafficking. Our largest project focuses on obtaining immigration relief for immigrant domestic violence survivors through the Violence Against Women Act and other immigration laws. For more information, please contact Christine Hoang at choang [at] apilegaloutreach.org.
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United Way Donor Option
Cy Pres Awards
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach welcomes your nominations for cy pres awards. Cy pres awards are funds awarded in class action cases that cannot be distributed to the members of the class. Under the cy pres doctrine, the court may distribute the funds to appropriate charitable organizations.
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach has served the San Francisco Bay Area since 1975 with a broad range of public interest legal and social service programs aimed at promoting equal access to justice among low-income, immigrant, monolingual, and other underserved individuals and families. Areas of service include:
As an established community agency, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach has the capacity, experience, and network to implement cy pres awards to immediate and broad effect. For more information about Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach and whether it might be an appropriate recipient for your case, please contact Dean Ito Taylor, executive director, at (415) 567-6255 or by e-mail at dit [at] apilegaloutreach.org.
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