Case Management Associate 

Los Angeles, CA

ImmDef seeks one full-time Case Management Associate to support our attorneys who provide legal representation to children and adults in the immigration removal system. Responsibilities for these positions include, but are not limited to:

  • Equip and assist clients in accessing various forms of social, health and educational services.

  • Work under the supervision of the Administrative Manager to provide administrative and operational support to address clients’ needs and thus contribute to the effective resolution of their case.

  • Be responsible for periodically transporting clients to legal hearings and the asylum office in Orange County.

  • Assist in systematizing case coordination by researching and developing a comprehensive referral database for an array of services for clients.

  • Monitor and amplify clients’ steady access to such services.

  • Develop relationships with point persons at different social, health and educational service providers.

  • Maintain a detailed log of all interactions with and services to clients for data collection purposes and ongoing assessment of Case Coordination.



  • High School Degree or GED is a must; 

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Power Point; 

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Innovative and solutions-oriented disposition to build new strategies and systems from scratch;

  • Hardworking and motivated;

  • Able to think critically and anticipate needs of clients;

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities within a multi-disciplinary team environment and multi-layered organizational structure; 

  • Must be a confident self-starter who is at ease building productive relationships with diverse organizations, agents, and individuals;

  • Experience working in a start-up non-profit and/or at a public interest law firm with high volume of cases is helpful; 

  • Discretion while working with confidential and sensitive information;

  • Spanish language fluency required and will be tested at time of interview;

  • Reliable access to a car, valid CA Driver’s License, and current auto insurance. Candidates must have reliable transportation to travel locally around Southern California with clients.

  • Passion for social justice for immigrants required. 

  • DACA recipients strongly encouraged to apply. 

40 hours/week


$16-18 per hour, commensurate with experience + generous benefits package, including health, dental, sick and vacation time, 12 paid holidays/year, and our office is closed between 12/25 and 1/2. 

Application Instructions:

Email resume, cover letter and at least two references to Please indicate where you came across our job announcement. In the subject line, please write LAST NAME_firstname_CASE MANAGEMENT Application.


Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

Immigrant Defenders Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Find us:

634 S Spring St, 10th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90014

Riverside, CA

(solo atendemos clientes con cita; by appointment only)

2121 North Tustin Ave.

Santa Ana, CA 92705

(solo atendemos clientes con cita; by appointment only)

Call us:

(213) 634-0999

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