Join Our Team

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.

Five Job Openings :: Full Time Attorney Positions

We are looking to fill five attorney positions with initial assignments in various areas of law and located in different geographical offices throughout Connecticut. Read our full job description below for full details.

Three Job Openings :: Housing Advocacy Grant-Funded Attorney Openings UniteCT

We are looking to fill three openings for two-year, grant-funded staff attorney positions in the CLS Housing Unit, under the UniteCT program and the Right to Counsel program. The attorneys will be assigned to CLS office locations and handle cases in their office’s geographic coverage area.
Coverage might extend to other areas at least while proceedings remain remote.

Job Openings :: Two Full Time Legal Assistants

We are hiring two full-time legal assistants for our Waterbury, CT and Willimantic, CT offices. Legal assistants provide support to attorneys as well as general support services for the office. CLS seeks applicants who want to use their skills to improve the lives of low-income people.

COMPENSATION: Salary depends on experience; excellent vacation/leave, health, and other benefits. Position wage range: $38,877-$72,485/year.
APPLICATION: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.
START DATE: As soon as possible

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.