Why CCLS

At CCLS, you will work with dedicated attorneys, paralegals, and support staff striving to shape the future of the communities we serve. We hail from multiple walks of life, speak multiple languages, and bring an incredible breadth and depth of experience to our work. Our roster includes seasoned litigators, first generation Americans, Ivy League graduates, community activists, former public officials, volunteers, and more. We encourage all interested individuals to apply.

CCLS is an equal opportunity employer: we value equity, inclusion, and diversity, across all races, cultures, classes, ages, religions, gender identities and presentations, sexual orientations, body sizes, family structures, abilities, and all categories protected by law.

Join Our Team. Open Positions.

Staff Attorney

All Experience Welcome

You’re ready to join our team in taking a stand against injustice and inequality.

Litigation Paralegal

2+ Years Experience

Help us protect the community against consumer fraud and assist our elders with a number of growing needs

Fiscal Clerk

1+ Years Experience

Fast paced, problem solving fiscal support that allows our legal teams to focus on bringing justice to our clients

Employee Benefits Package Overview

  • 7.5 hour work day / 37.5 hour week
  • 14.5 Paid Holidays
  • Free wellness counseling & resources
  • Union protection for applicable positions
  • Annual pay increases
  • Overtime for Hourly/Non-exempt staff
  • Compensatory Time for Salaried/Exempt staff
  • School Loan Assistance up to $500/month
  • Bilingual Pay up to $90/month
  • Home internet reimbursement of $25/month
  • CCLS issued laptop & cell phone
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • CA State Bar dues paid in full
  • CCLS contributes to staff 403(b) plans starting at the
    one-year anniversary:
    • Year 1 to 2 – 1% of salary contributed
    • Year 2 to 3 – 2% of salary contributed
    • Year 3 to 4 – 3% of salary contributed
    • Year 4 to 5 – 4% of salary contributed
    • Year 5+ – 5% of salary contributed
  • Coverage begins 1st of the month following hire date
  • CCLS pays 100% for staff health insurance coverage
  • CCLS pays 67% of staff dependent health insurance
    coverage
  • Low-Cost Plans for:
    • Dental PPO & Vision Insurance
    • Long term disability & life insurance
  • Workers Compensation coverage
  • Vacation Cash Out:
    • Accrued vacation cashed out & added to paycheck
      upon request
  • Compensatory Time Cash Out (Exempt Staff):
    • Accrued comp time cashed out & added to paycheck
      upon request
  • Comp time over 75 hours paid out automatically
    Overtime Pay Out (Non-Exempt Staff):
    • OT paid out within 30 days of accrual, per State
      standards
  • Up to $1,500 interest free loan to assist staff with
    personal computer purchase
  • Leave provided for CA Bar Exam
  • Interest-free loan for Bar Exam & study course fees
  • Up to 8 weeks salary advance

Submit RFP

Two copies of the qualifications package in response to the RFP

Proposals not received using both mail and email delivery methods by the submission deadline shall be rejected. Proposals must be mailed to CCLS Administration with attention to:

Central California Legal Services, Inc.

Attn: Fiscal Department

2115 Kern St STE 200

Fresno CA 93721

and Adobe PDF of proposal emailed to: fiscal@centralcallegal.org

Mailed proposals shall be sent in a sealed envelope and clearly marked: “CCLS [Proposal Name][Proposal Year]” on the front of the envelope. Emailed proposals need to have “CCLS [Proposal Name][Proposal Year]” in the subject line of the email.