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“Virginians to State Leaders: Deliver Justice on Court Debt” Press Conference

Richmond, VA—Virginians with lived experience; elected officials including Delegates Price, Cousins, Jones, and Hernandez; Senator Williams-Graves; and advocates from the Legal Aid Justice Center (LAJC),… Read More

Legal Assistant – Client Advocate

The Legal Aid Justice Center seeks a Legal Assistant and Client Advocate for its office in Richmond, Virginia. This role is essential to the day-to-day… Read More

Senior Attorney – Housing & Consumer Justice 

You will be a senior attorney in LAJC’s Housing and Consumer Justice Program (HCJP) focused on housing in the Richmond area with subject matter expertise… Read More

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Lauren McGarry

Lauren worked as a Public Defender in her hometown of Martinsville, Virginia, for approximately 6 years before joining the Legal Aid Justice Center. As a… Read More

Director of Litigation

Legal Aid Justice Center seeks a Director of Litigation. This position will work closely with LAJC advocacy teams and community partners to advance our ambitious… Read More

Ruby Cherian

Ruby Cherian joined LAJC in 2023 as an Equal Justice America Fellow. She works in the Civil Rights & Racial Justice Program. She received a B.S.A. Read More

Daniela Tejero

Daniela (Dani) Tejero is a Health Navigator/Paralegal at the Richmond office. She is a Spanish speaker, originally from Chile who first came to the United… Read More

Challenging employer abuses 

In 2019, our team helped 17 workers—victims of labor trafficking, violations of overtime laws, and breaches of their H-2B migrant visa contracts—file a lawsuit against… Read More

Organizing victory for tenants in Richmond

In the fall of 2019, LAJC organizers and partners helped persuade the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) to enact a moratorium on rent-related evictions… Read More

Legal Director, Health Justice & Public Benefits Program

Legal Aid Justice Center seeks a strategic, collaborative legal advocate to lead a creative and passionate team of attorneys and organizers as Legal Director, Health… Read More

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