Our multidisciplinary team includes attorneys, investigators, social workers, psychologists, administrative staff and parent mentors — all working toward our mission to achieve successful outcomes for families involved with California’s child welfare system.

Do you think you’d make a great addition to our team?

Open Positions

Review the open positions below and apply to join the team.

Associate Attorney

We are always looking for dedicated attorneys to join our team at Dependency Legal Services (DLS). We aim to provide the highest level of attorney training, mentoring and supervision to get new staff members up to speed and encourage ongoing professional learning. Review the job description and send along your resume and cover letter to apply.

Post-Bar Extern, Fall or Spring

If you are interested in a Post-Bar Extern position, please email your cover letter and resume to the email address below.

Apply for an Open Position


Reach out through the contact information with a resume and cover letter to inquire about open positions.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

All employment decisions at DLS will conform to our policy of providing equal opportunities to all, without regard to race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including perceived pregnancy) and childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, marital status, mental disability, handicap, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic or category protected by state or federal laws.