Attorney / Pro Bono Opportunities

La Raza Centro Legal works with the low-income, monolingual Spanish-speaking and immigrant community and is seeking Pro Bono Attorneys to assist with our clinics, cases and presentations in the community.

Clinics

Immigration Law

In collaboration with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, La Raza Centro Legal hosts a bi-monthly immigration clinic.  The clinic takes place the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 5:45 p.m.  If you are interested in assisting with the clinic, please send your resume to Maria Victoria Castro at Vicky@lrcl.org

In addition, La Raza Centro Legal provides weekly clinics to the community during the day.  If you are available to assist with the weekly immigration clinics, please contact Maria Victoria Castro vicky@lrcl.org

Employment Law

In collaboration with law students of Golden Gate, Hastings and USF, La Raza Centro Legal hosts a workers’ rights clinic.  The clinic takes place the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  If you are interested in supervising and mentoring students who assist with the clinic, please send your resume to Maria Victoria Castro at vicky@lrcl.org

Senior Law

Weekly, La Raza Centro Legal provides weekly clinics to the community during the day.  If you are available to assist with the weekly senior clinics, please contact Maria Victoria Castro at vicky@lrcl.org

Cases

La Raza Centro Legal is seeking Pro Bono Attorneys to assist with cases involving  immigration law, workers’ rights, and elder rights.

If you are able to assist La Raza Centro Legal in representing clients, please contact Maria Victoria Castro at vicky@lrcl.org

Elder Rights

During our senior law clinics, we assist seniors of our community in obtaining their public benefits, consumer rights and wills.  We seek assistance as follows:

  • Legal assistance to elders with living trusts;
  • Legal assistance to elders in debt collection of consumer law matters;
  • Legal assistance to elders who are victims of credit theft or identity theft;
  • Representation in social security disability benefit claims;
  • Representation in medical malpractice claims.

Immigration Law

During our immigration law clinics, we assist with naturalization, cancellation of removal, U-Visas, T-Visas, Asylum and Adjustments.  We seek assistance with the following:

  • Representation in removal matters;
  • Representation of those detained;
  • Representation in appeal of immigration matters;
  • Representation in VAWA cases.

Workers’ Rights

During the worker’s rights clinics, we assist workers with small wage and hour claims.  We seek assistance with the following:

  • Representation of workers with wage and hour claims over $50,000.00;
  • Representation of workers who have experienced discrimination;
  • Representation of workers who have experienced retaliation;
  • Representation of workers to enforce their wage and hour judgments;
  • Representation of meritorious unemployment insurance appeals.     

Debt Collection

During our various clinics, we see clients who are in need of debt collection assistance as follows:

  • Legal assistance in consumer and debt fraud;
  • Legal assistance to file bankruptcy cases.

Presentations

La Raza Centro Legal is often sought to provide presentations to the community and the media.  If you are interested in assisting with presentations including immigration law, workers’ rights and criminal law, please contact Maria Victoria Castro at vicky@lrcl.org