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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 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 Opening :: Full-Time Public Benefits and Housing Attorney Position

We are looking to fill a staff attorney position assigned to working on both Public Benefits and Housing located in our Willimantic 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 Openings: Full-Time Housing Right to Counsel Fellowship Attorney Positions

We seek committed attorneys to fill temporary fellowship positions in our transformative work under Connecticut’s new Right to Counsel (RTC) program. RTC focuses on eviction defense and other housing matters. These temporary positions in the housing unit are available in Bridgeport, Waterbury, New Britain, and New London and will run through December 2024.
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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 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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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.