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Staff Attorney

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Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Monterey Park, CA

Posted on

Sep 19,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Dependency Lawyer The candidate will be providing legal representation for indigent parent clients in Juvenile Dependency Court. Will be providing legal assistance to our clients to preserve the family and, in those instances where required, reunify the family through the use of innovative, effective, affirmative, and ethical legal principles and skills. Duties include: Legal representation of parents in juvenile dependency proceedings in the Los Angeles County Juvenile Dependency Court. This duty includes in court and out of court representation of parents at all phases of dependency case proceedings; Attorneys are to establish and maintain an attorney-client relationship with their client. Attorneys are determine client’s interests and desires and advocated for those interest and desires whenever ethically possible; Attorneys are to conduct thorough, continuing, and independent investigations and interviews at every stage of the proceedings on behalf of their client. Attorneys shall utilize the services of law firm social workers and investigators as necessary. Attorneys are to file pleadings, motions, responses, or objections as necessary on behalf of client. Should have previous public interest experience and/or criminal law experience. Must have previous public interest experience and/or criminal law experience.

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