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Our staff is made up of deeply committed, hard-working, and passionate advocates for youth. We welcome colleagues of all backgrounds to join our team!


We’re hiring a Staff Attorney. The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) seeks an experienced and highly motivated staff attorney for its Children’s Defense Team, which provides holistic legal representation for children in delinquency and status offender proceedings as the juvenile public defender in New Orleans. Staff attorneys coordinate teams of investigators, social workers, and case managers to support New Orleans’ young people to
achieve their legal and life goals. The full job description is available here.

We’re hiring a Communications Director. The director will lead the development of communications priorities and strategies for both long-term narrative change and short-term advocacy campaigns. The director will supervise a digital manager and transition communications from part of the policy team to its own standalone department. The position is ideal for someone who cares deeply about racial justice, loves strategy and messaging, and enjoys collaborating with a wide range of colleagues, partners, and constituents.  The full job description is available here.

We’re hiring a Staff Attorney! The Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR) seeks an experienced and highly motivated staff attorney as a critical team member of LCCR’s Miller defense team. The JLWOP Staff Attorney will directly represent children and adults convicted as children who face life without parole sentences in pretrial, sentencing, and re-sentencing litigation. The full description is available here.


Investigative interns assist in finding and developing material for the defense of LCCR clients. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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LCCR is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to the fair treatment of all.   We do not tolerate discrimination based upon race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.