Welcome to the Dependency Legal Group of San Diego’s (DLG) Employment Information website. While you can learn more about our firm on our main website,, this site will provide you current information about the various job opportunities available at our firm.


DLG is a non-profit public benefit corporation. The firm was created for the sole purpose of providing competent, high quality legal representation to indigent families involved in juvenile dependency proceedings within San Diego County. Our firm is court-appointed to represent both parents and minors in Juvenile Dependency Court. Our firm does not accept cases involving privately retained clients.


We are currently seeking job applications from qualified attorneys, paralegals, social workers, investigators and clerical support staff. DLG strives to provide the highest quality legal representation for our clients as well as a professional, challenging and supportive work environment for our employees. We place strong emphasis on training and professional development. DLG’s objective is to provide all of its staff members with a viable career path in the area of child welfare law.


DLG is always searching for exceptional individuals to join our professional defense team. If you are interested in helping the thousands of families involved each year in San Diego County’s dependency system, we invite you to submit your application today.


We look forward to hearing from you!



Candi M. Mayes
Candi M. Mayes, JD, CWLS

Executive Director and CEO

Dependency Legal Group of San Diego














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