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CLS employs dedicated attorneys and legal assistants that will provide compassionate, high quality, mission-driven legal services to the most vulnerable people in our community.

Job Opening :: Full-Time Immigration Attorney Position

We are looking to fill a staff attorney position with an attorney who has at least five (5) years of current experience in immigration law.
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Job Opening :: Housing Advocacy Attorney

We are looking to fill a staff attorney position position in the our Housing Unit, under the Right to Counsel program. The attorney will be assigned to the CLS Bridgeport office location and handle cases in this office’s geographic coverage area. Coverage might extend to other areas at least while proceedings remain remote.

Job Opening :: Full-Time Benefits/SSI Attorney Position

We are looking to fill a staff attorney position in our Benefits/SSI unit located in our Stamford or Bridgeport office.
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Job Openings: Full-Time Family TRO Attorney Positions

We seek skilled and committed attorneys to fill grant-funded (two-year) temporary positions providing holistic, client-centered legal advocacy for domestic violence survivors seeking restraining orders in Waterbury, Bridgeport, and Stamford’s family court.
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Job Opening :: Full-Time Managing Attorney Position

We are looking to hire a full-time Managing Attorney for our New Britain, CT office. We seek applicants who want to use their skills to support and supervise staff in their office, ensure the office is connected to the local client community and its service providers, and work collaboratively to improve the lives of low-income people.
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Job Opening :: Full-Time Managing Attorney Position

We are looking to hire a full-time Managing Attorney for our Stamford, CT office. We seek applicants who want to use their skills to support and supervise staff in their office, ensure the office is connected to the local client community and its service providers, and work collaboratively to improve the lives of low-income people.
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Job Opening :: Full-Time Bi-Lingual Legal Assistant Position Bridgeport

We are looking to hire a full-time legal assistant for our Bridgeport, CT office. Legal assistants provide support to attorneys as well as general support services for the office. This position requires both English & Spanish language fluency.
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Job Opening :: Full-Time Bi-Lingual Legal Assistant Position Waterbury

We are looking to hire a full-time legal assistant for our Waterbury, CT office. Legal assistants provide support to attorneys as well as general support services for the office. This position requires both English & Spanish language fluency.
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Job Opening :: Full-Time Bi-Lingual Legal Assistant Fellow Position

We are looking to hire a full-time legal assistant for our Willimantic, CT office. This one-year grant funded position (with the possibility of renewal)
focuses on administrative support for CLS’ exciting new Restraining Order Project. Legal assistants provide support to attorneys as well as general support services for the office. This position requires both English & Spanish language fluency.
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Check out our volunteer opportunities

Every year, dozens of lawyers, law students, and other volunteers work with CLS staff to fulfill the promise of justice in Connecticut. We seek volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and law students to assist with legal work. Paralegals and law students may be able to obtain clinical credit towards a course of study.