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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will provide high quality legal services, from advice and brief services to full representation; actively collaborate with community groups and nonprofits to devise solutions to problems of poverty in client communities; and foster a productive. Work with company advocates to ensure delivery of high quality legal representation to clients consistent with company program priorities. Develop and maintain relationships with client groups and community-based service providers, and work with them to identify community lawyering opportunities. Identify and analyze systemic issues through individual casework, reviews of company and other data, and participate in statewide networks of Legal Aid advocates. Participate in planning and strategy meetings with project partners. Participate in weekly company case review meetings. Adhere to company policies and procedures. Attend continuing legal education seminars and keep abreast of changes in the law. Should have 5+ years’ experience as an attorney with an active civil litigation caseload, including trial and appellate court litigation experience; Must be member in good standing of the State Bar of California; or, eligible to practice under the Registered Legal Services Attorney Program and California Bar admission within twelve months of hire. Should have experience working with low-income clients, collaborating effectively with diverse groups of individuals and organizations, and connecting and strategizing with local community leaders; Previous Legal Aid or other non-profit legal services experience desirable. Bilingual ability strongly preferred (Hmong/English or Spanish/English).
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