Careers

 

Each year, our work positively affects tens of thousands of Texans fighting to obtain or keep the essentials of life — including home, job, benefits, and family. We provide high-quality legal representation, advice, advocacy, and education at no cost to underserved communities across the state.

BENEFITS & PERKS

Our health plan for full-time employees includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short/long term disability coverage. We pay 100% of employee costs and 50% of family coverage, with the option to purchase additional life insurance. 

For all health plan members, the organization contributes $2,400 annually to a Health Savings Account (HSA) while also providing the option for employee contributions to the account. Eligible members have the option to contribute to medical, dependent daycare, and limited purpose Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plans as well.

Additionally, we recognize 14 paid holidays a year, offer generous PTO, provide new parent leave, and help our employees save for retirement. We offer a 403(b) plan for employee contributions — and upon the employee meeting eligibility requirements — we also make a contribution to the employee’s account. Plus, TLSC provides most employees the opportunity to telecommute.

To learn more about what it's like to work with us, read interviews of TLSC staff members in our Fight for Justice series.

Open Positions

Managing Attorney, Crime Victims Litigation

 

The Managing Attorney is responsible for the oversight and administration of a team of attorneys and advocacy staff who provide trauma-informed services to crime victims through legal advice, litigation, advocacy in criminal cases and parole proceedings, and other appropriate legal services. The Managing Attorney is also responsible for maintaining their own caseload; building and nurturing relationships with other service providers across the state; providing trainings for attorneys, advocates, judges, and law enforcement on best practices for working with crime victims; coordinating outreach; and grant-reporting.

 

Communities and Survivors

Austin, TX

Staff Attorney, Crime Victims Litigation

 

 The TexasLawHelp.org staff attorney will provide legal advice, assistance, referrals, and representation, where applicable, to eligible clients in a compassionate, culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed, and victim-centered manner. The attorney may conduct intake interviews, confirm eligibility for services, check for conflicts of interest, and take appropriate action to address the client's legal problem. The Crime Victims staff attorney may preform research and analysis, communicate with third parties, and draft and file legal documents. 

Communities and Survivors

Austin, TX

Staff Attorney, TexasLawHelp.org

 

 The TexasLawHelp.org staff attorney will provide legal advice and information to eligible clients through TexasLawHelp.org LiveChat. The attorney may coordinate volunteer and intern work activities. The TexasLawHelp.org staff attorney is responsible for drafting and revising TexasLawHelp.org legal content and various other program activities related to TexasLawHelp.org. 

Client Empowerment

Austin, TX

Senior Accountant, Accounts Payable / Payroll

 

As a member of the Finance and Administration team and under the general direction of the Director of Finance, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for Accounts Payable and Payroll processing, including compliance with cost allocation policies and procedures. The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for month-end and year-end closing.

Administration

Austin, TX

Receptionist

 

Texas Legal Services Center’s (TLSC)’s Support Team provides administrative and paralegal support to the entire organization, including client-based programs and administration. The Receptionist is responsible for performing front desk receptionist duties while taking care of the main phone line and completing general clerical duties. In addition, when not performing receptionist duties, the incumbent in this position also completes intake duties including responding to calls, online inquiries, and online chats from the low-income population in need of legal services. 

Administration

Austin, TX