Employment Opportunities

Join the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law team and find yourself in the midst of some of the most challenging social justice issues of our time: inequality, domestic violence, and the well-being of poor children, surrounded by a community of knowledgeable, supportive co-workers, volunteers, and attorneys.

Grants and Operations Assistant

Job Announcement: Grants and Operations Assistant

This job is for a talented individual interested in working at a nonprofit social justice organization. The Grants and Operations Assistant will take pride in helping maintain and strengthen the Center’s operations in an efficient, productive, and well-managed fashion. This person will be responsible for managing grants and assisting with their preparation.


Key Features of the Job:

  • Assist in preparation of reports and other related functions for government, philanthropic and other contracts and grants;
  • Handle all aspects of human resources administration, including employee benefits;
  • Support all administrative affairs of the agency, including insurances, equipment, and facility maintenance;
  • Provide data entry and analysis; other assistance to development and communications staff;
  • Help agency staff with information technology (I.T.) needs.  

Essential Job Qualifications:

  • An AA, BA, BS, or higher degree in any of the following or related fields: business management, nonprofit administration, human resources management, computer science ;
  • A minimum of 2 years demonstrated successful experience in two or more of the following: data management, human resources administration, information technology, general administration, business management;
  • Excellent data management capabilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others;
  • Strong organizational abilities;
  • Great attention to detail and pride in being accurate and timely.


Start Date: ASAP
Position: Full-time, non-exempt, 37.5 hours/week
Salary and Benefits: Salary: Commensurate with experience. Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance; voluntary employee retirement plan; paid vacation and holiday leave; reimbursed travel and educational expenses; professional development; experience in a legal aid office.
Location: Hybrid; Office in Los Angeles/Koreatown

How to Apply: Interested persons should email a cover letter and resume to: jobs@hbcfl.org
Please write “Grants and Operations Assistant” in the subject line.


No phone calls, please. Position open until filled.


Staff Attorney

Job Announcement: Staff Attorney

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law seeks a knowledgeable, organized, and personable attorney who loves lawyering and working with people to fill the essential role of Staff Attorney. Along with fellow colleagues, this individual will provide direct legal assistance to low-income clients, many of whom are survivors of domestic violence with children, immigrants, and older spouses. The Staff Attorney will use her/his/their skills and training to the highest standards of practice to provide ongoing counsel and advice, interviewing, drafting, investigation, research, and other advocacy for clients.

Key Features of this Job:

  • Handle Family Law Caseload: The Staff Attorney is expected to professionally and expeditiously resolve a continuous high volume of diverse and complex cases with limited resources.
  • Manage, Develop and Train Volunteers to Handle Cases: The Staff Attorney works with a large number of volunteer lawyers and law students to provide direct legal assistance and resolution of cases.
  • Provide Community Outreach and Education: The Staff Attorney travels to locations throughout Los Angeles County to provide direct legal assistance and education, and to also engage in public presentations. 

Essential Job Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing CA bar;
  • Two or more years family law practice or other related legal experience with proven results;
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills;
  • Excellent analytic and organizational abilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others;
  • Capacity to travel locally and work some Saturdays and evenings.

Start Date: ASAP

Position: Full-time, exempt.

Salary and Benefits: Salary: Commensurate with experience. Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance; voluntary employee retirement plan; paid vacation and holiday leave; reimbursed travel and educational expenses; professional development.

Location: Hybrid; Office in Los Angeles/Koreatown

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume, and one relevant writing sample to: jobs@hbcfl.org. Please write “Staff Attorney” in the subject line.

Please, no phone inquiries. Position open until filled.

The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and breastfeeding), genetic information, disability or medical condition, military or veteran status or any other indisputable characteristic, or perception of protected status, in accordance with applicable law.