Houston Volunteer Lawyers, the non-profit legal aid arm of the Houston Bar Association, is seeking a full-time Legal Case Worker to assist in providing legal aid to low-income Houston area residents.


  • Opening and reviewing client files to evaluate clients’ income, assets, and expenses.
  • Conduct follow-up communications with clients & maintain client records.
  • Assist with receptionist phone duties and manage other legal administrative functions.
  • Staff legal advice clinics, including some Saturdays and some after hour events.
  • Work with Houston Volunteer Lawyers staff attorneys and volunteers as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Supervisor or Executive Director.



  • Excellent computer and data entry skills
  • Strong verbal and written proficiency in Spanish & English
  • Reliable transportation
  • A desire to provide public service
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills


  • 4 Year bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate, or 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working with individuals facing barriers and hardships

To Apply: Submit a resume to recruitment@hvlp.org.

You may also apply on Indeed.

Annual Salary and Benefits

The salary range is $30,000 – $37,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include employee and dependent health, vision, and dental insurance; a 401k defined contribution retirement plan with a 5% Employer match; flexible work schedules, professional development training, and growth opportunities.

Houston Volunteer Lawyers is committed to equal opportunity. Houston Volunteer Lawyers does not
discriminate against any person on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, ability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other characteristics protected by law. Applicants committed to justice and equality from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and identities are encouraged to apply.