Interested in joining our team? All available positions and clerkships will be listed below.

The San Antonio Legal Services Association is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or AIDS-related illness.

Current Open Staff Opportunities:

Staff Attorney (Estates & Disability) 

Full-Time Salaried  
San Antonio, Texas 


San Antonio Legal Services Association (SALSA) is a corps of legal volunteers coordinated by professional staff to provide free civil legal services to those with limited means and those who are vulnerable or at-risk.  

Program Areas 

SALSA currently operates three priority program areas (Housing & Homelessness, Estates & Disability and Veterans Legal Services). We also take on special projects that involve critical community needs outside of our primary program areas. Our current special project includes the Don’t Bully Me Project (Cyberbullying). 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Applicants must:  

  • engage with the under-represented population in a sensitive and professional manner at every stage of interaction—from prospective client (walk-in) to closeout of matter as a client; 
  • recruit, train, and supervise legal volunteers of diverse levels of experience and array of practice specialties so that Estates & Disability program events are effectively and competently staffed; 
  • supervise, and recruit as needed, program staff from a human capital perspective so that they are professionally competent for their responsibilities, fully integrated into SALSA as team members, and able to address personal and professional issues in a timely and positive manner;  
  • lead and pioneer collaborative projects with partner organizations that build SALSA’s goodwill in the community and advances the values and goals of the program and SALSA; 
  • manage administrative tasks in collaboration with their Pro Bono Coordinator for all program events, including bi-weekly Small Estates Clinic, bi-monthly Wills Clinic, monthly Deed Help Desk, occasional Transfer-on-Death Deed clinics, and extended representation cases referred through SALSA clinics; and 
  • manage other tasks and projects as may be assigned by the Executive Director or Managing Attorney consistent with SALSA’s mission and values.  

If hired, applicants should expect: 

  • to be empowered as a professional in a management culture based on trust, shared values, and focus on client outcomes; 
  • the opportunity for balance and positive mental health through a hybrid work environment and empathetic organizational culture; and 
  • a unique opportunity for professional development and networking through a broad and deep network of bar leaders and board-certified attorneys. 


Applicant must have:  

  • a J.D. and be licensed to practice law in the State of Texas; 
  • an active membership with the San Antonio Bar Association; 
  • mature interpersonal and planning skills for coordinating and collaborating with partner organizations working in the access-to-justice space, such as Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, St. Mary’s Center for Legal and Social Justice, the Bexar County Probate Courts, and the City of San Antonio. 
  • High Spanish proficiency is desired but not required.  
  • Experience in the practice areas of estate planning, probate, and/or real estate is desired, but not required. 

Desired Start Date 

May 2024 

Compensation and Benefits 

Starting salary between $65,000.00 – $71,500.00, depending on experience. Benefits include generous paid leave, company-paid medical, access to dental and vision, and opportunities for student debt repayment.  

How to apply –  

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to 

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