Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice (LACLJ), a nonprofit, public interest legal services organization that serves primarily low-income survivors of violence, has an immediate opening for college interns for a semester or the summer. This is an excellent opportunity for students to expand their skillsets while supporting a thriving, dynamic organization. Tasks for this position include providing administrative support, drafting correspondence, notetaking in court, and conducting research.


Los Angeles, CA 

Internship Description

Interns will be immersed in the world of civil legal services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. They will have the opportunity to draft advocacy letters, serve as notetakers in trials and other court proceedings, conduct research, and support administrative staff with other related work. Through their work, interns will learn about various types of civil legal proceedings as well as the world of social services that our clients commonly navigate.

# of weeks Required Dates Start Time End Time Public Transportation Housing  Format

May 31 - August 9

 9:00am 5:00pm Yes No Virtual/Remote

Housing Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, LACLJ is offering remote-based only internship opportunities for Summer 2022. LACLJ is located in the heart of East Los Angeles. If interested, there are affordable rental options in and around East Los Angeles.

Internship Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to public interest
  • Ability to work successfully with people from diverse backgrounds

Additional Qualifications

  • Passion for working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Interest and or experience serving low-income persons, immigrants and/or other under-served, under-represented populations
  • Spanish language strongly preferred
  • Word, Excel, Outlook, Westlaw and PowerPoint skills preferred
  • Interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with the public preferred

Writing Sample Required?


Special Requirements

  • Background Check
  • Reference Check

Additional Information

Some special events will require limited commitments outside of regular work hours.