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Join Us

Are you a tenacious advocate for kids?

We are known for our smart, talented and passionate staff – and we have nearly 100 dedicated lawyers, social workers, investigators and operations staff who embody these characteristics.

We are always looking for talented additions to our team. Whether you join us as a pro bono attorney, donor, intern, or full-time staff member, DC's most vulnerable children and families need you. You can watch the video at the right to see some of our staff in action!

We have been ranked by the Washington Post as a top workplace, and have been named one of the NonProfit Times' best places to work three times. Children's Law Center nurtures a supportive environment where staff have the support and flexibility they need while making a big impact in the community. We value the diverse skills and experiences that our staff members bring to our work.

Fellowships and Internships

Investigator Fellowship Position Available

Children’s Law Center’s unique Investigator Fellowship program aims to employ high-talent individuals by providing them with a range of experiences in a legal, non-profit setting. The two-year program consists of on-the-job experience and training. The program is appropriate for someone considering a legal, counseling, or social work career.

Call for Fellowship Applications for Fall 2021

CLC seeks applicants to sponsor as candidates for Equal Justice Works, Skadden or other privately-funded public service fellowships beginning in September 2021. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in providing legal advocacy and support to low-income parents and caregivers of children experiencing health-harming legal needs, including in the following areas: education/special education, health care access, mental health needs, and healthy housing matters.

Law Clerk and Internship Program Openings

Children’s Law Center hosts a comprehensive, hands-on internship program. Generally, law clerk or intern positions are available for spring, summer, or fall.

Open Positions

Healthy Together Staff Attorney

The Staff Attorney will represent parents and caregivers in education/special education, health care access and housing matters, and will advocate to address other health-harming legal needs families are experiencing.

Education Supervising Attorney

The Education Supervising Attorney plays a lead role in shaping CLC’s education practice and litigation, gathering information about trends in our education case work, and in assisting the GAL Project Director in formulating and driving the education project’s vision.

Healthy Together Investigator

CLC invites applications for a full-time investigator to work with Healthy Together to begin in June 2020. The investigator will work with lawyers who represent parents and caretakers in special education, health care access and housing matters.