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.

Full Time Attorney

CLS seeks to fill an attorney position with an initial assignment in CLS’ Elder Law Unit, including substantial housing advocacy for clients of all ages, for the foreseeable future. The attorney will be assigned to the CLS Bridgeport office and provide coverage in Bridgeport and surrounding towns, and including cases in the Fairfield Judicial District at Bridgeport.

START DATE: As soon as possible

Temporary (one-year) UniteCT Housing Advocacy Attorney Position in Bridgeport

CLS has an opening for a temporary staff attorney position in the CLS Housing Unit, under the UniteCT program. The position will last one year. The attorney will be assigned to the CLS Bridgeport office (with coverage in Bridgeport and surrounding towns, and including cases in the
Fairfield Judicial District at Bridgeport). Coverage might extend to other areas at least while proceedings remain remote.

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.