California Rural Legal Assistance seeking attorneys for board vacancy Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Categories: Top Headlines The State Bar of California is seeking applications from attorneys interested in serving on the California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) board of directors. One position is currently available. The deadline to apply is Sept. 4, 2017. The appointment is for two years, with the successful candidate eligible for re-appointment for two additional terms. California Rural Legal Assistance is a nonprofit Legal Services Corporation-funded program created to provide legal assistance to the rural poor. The 45-member board meets four times a year to make policy decisions governing the program's operations. Eligible applicants must: Be licensed by the State Bar of California Support the purposes of the Legal Services Corporation Act and have an interest in and knowledge of the delivery of quality legal services to the poor Submit a letter of interest indicating their connection with farm worker advocacy or farm worker communities Send a letter of interest and a resume outlining work experience, community activity and educational background to Sharon Ngim at the State Bar of California, Office of Legal Services, 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Questions may be directed to Sharon Ngim at Sharon.Ngim@calbar.ca.gov.