Working at EBCLC


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Working at EBCLC is dynamic, challenging and rewarding. EBCLC seeks candidates who are passionate about their work and committed to racial justice.

EBCLC is a non-profit legal services organization, the community-based clinical education program for U.C. Berkeley Law School, and one of the Bay Area’s largest and most effective systems disrupters.  With a dual service and teaching mission, EBCLC is a racial justice organization committed to a culturally diverse workplace, centered on equity.

With approximately 80 staff, 150 law students a year, and a nearly $9 million annual budget, EBCLC is the largest provider of free legal services in Alameda County, providing multimodal, collaborative, and holistic legal services to over 8,000 clients annually and engaging in legislative and policy advocacy at the state and local level.

As a unionized workplace, EBCLC prioritizes maintaining a safe space for staff so that every employee feels supported and able to fully engage in our work.

EBCLC offers a competitive salary (based on a fixed salary scale) and a generous benefits package including:

  • Fully paid health insurance (medical, dental and vision) for employees and their dependents;
  • Generous paid leave (20 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 14 holidays in the first year of employment);
  • Life and disability insurance;
  • Flexible spending accounts for qualified health, dependent care, and commute expenditures; and
  • Retirement options


Open Positions: 

Director – Education Advocacy Clinic

EBCLC is seeking an exceptional individual to lead its Education Advocacy Clinic (EAC). The EAC provides holistic legal representation to youth of color being systematically pushed out of school and into the juvenile legal system in Alameda County, CA. Working in close collaboration with EBCLC’s Youth Defender Clinic and Social Work Program, the EAC provides wrap-around legal and social work support to the young people and families it represents.  The EAC also engages in cutting-edge policy work and clinical legal education with an explicit racial justice mission focused on ending the criminalization of youth of color. Read more…

Staff Attorney & Clinical Supervisor – Housing Practice

The Housing Practice Staff Attorney/Clinical Supervisor represents low-income tenants in eviction lawsuits, advocates for tenants encountering a broad range of housing-related legal problems, and contributes to the creation of more just and humane housing policies for Alameda County tenants, while simultaneously supervising and training law students. This position requires an excellent advocate with strong writing and organizational skills who has the ability to work well in a fast-paced, high-volume litigation setting, has experience providing direct legal services to low-income people, and is committed to mentoring the next generation of legal advocates. Read more…

Deputy Director – Housing Practice

EBCLC is seeking a Housing Practice Deputy Director who will help lead this incredible team.  The Housing Practice’s two Deputy Directors work closely with the Housing Practice Director to supervise and support all housing team members, assist in grant management and fundraising efforts, ensure progress toward program goals and objections, while also maintaining a reduced caseload and supervising law students. Read more…

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist: 

EBCLC is seeking an exceptional individual to serve as an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist, who will provide initial client reception and ongoing administrative support to the organization. The position is an integral part of the Administration team, which includes the Director of Operations, 2 Office Managers, and 3 Administrative Assistants. Administrative Assistants are the first point of contact for clients seeking services, either by phone or in person, and must be committed to helping EBCLC operate in a barrier-free and client-centered manner. The Administrative Assistant is supervised by the Office Managers. Read more…

Director – Consumer Justice Clinic

EBCLC’s Consumer Justice Clinic (CJC) team includes a Director, 3 Staff Attorneys and 1 Program Coordinator. Together, our team represents and advocates for low-income consumers in a broad range of consumer-related legal problems and helps develop explicitly racial justice focused policy solutions, while simultaneously supervising and training law students. EBCLC is excited to recruit a CJC Director who can supervise and support this incredible team, ensure progress towards program goals and objectives, while also maintaining a reduced caseload and supervising law students. Read more…

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