Job Opportunity - Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney


The Office of the City Attorney seeks a highly qualified, innovative and community-oriented attorney who is interested in public service work for the position of Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney.

The Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC) is a unique, innovative and award-winning community law program that is proactive, neighborhood-based and community-directed. The program – described as a cross between Legal Aid and the Peace Corps – brings legal resources and remedies into Oakland's toughest neighborhoods to address issues affecting the community’s quality of life.

While the Neighborhood Law Corps represents the City of Oakland, it works in collaboration with residents, neighborhood and merchant groups, and other public agencies to improve the quality of life in our community. The position also serves clients in the City Council Offices, Oakland Police Department and other City Agencies.