Legal Administrative Coordinator

Schedule type: Full-time (Non-exempt)
Location: Office located in Anaheim, CA.  Requires some travel throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles Area office (CAIR-LA) seeks a full-time, Legal Administrative Coordinator to work with the legal team at the Anaheim office location.  CAIR-LA is a non-profit grassroots civil rights and advocacy organization aimed at enhancing understanding of Islam, encouraging dialogue, protecting civil liberties, empowering American-Muslims, and building coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

The Legal Administrative Coordinator will provide support to the legal team, which comprises the Civil Rights and Immigrants’ Rights Center.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Answers phone calls and directs calls to appropriate legal staff
  • Conduct intakes and maintain a detailed log of all interactions with and services to clients for ongoing case management
  • Assign case numbers in CAIR-National database
  • Data entry tasks for reporting purposes
  • Coordinate the daily needs of the legal department including calendaring
  • Organize, file, mail and track legal files
  • Jointly coordinate clerkship and internship recruitment, onboarding, training, and support on daily tasks Develop relationships with legal partners and local law schools
  • Outreach coordination for legal events/tabling
  • Generate statistics and data for reporting
  • Review and monitor case intake system for consistency and accuracy
  • Direct follow-up communication with clients for information gathering
  • Duties as assigned 


  • 1-2 years of administrative experience (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Demonstrated commitment to civil liberties and immigrants’ rights
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills, and an ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative, manage multiple tasks and work independently
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and general office equipment
  • Fluency in a second language (Urdu, Spanish or Arabic preferred)
  • Familiarity with case management systems (preferred)

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