Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

$54,165

Location

Pacoima, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 25,2017

Posted on

May 17,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Staff Attorney Duties: Expected to focus on housing advocacy including: pursue all aspects of housing and/or consumer-related civil litigation and administrative hearing representation; participate in high-impact projects involving systemic or policy issues affecting low-income individuals and families; maintain expertise on a range of housing and consumer issues affecting low-income individuals; provide outreach and education to tenant and community groups; and assist with some training and supervision of housing/consumer hotline staff. Advocacy may include litigation and/or policy work in substantive legal areas other than housing/consumer law as needed, depending upon skills to be acquired, client needs and program priorities. Will also be an advocate at innovative and nationally recognized flagship Medical Legal Community Partnership (MLCP) program at St. John’s Well Child and Family Health Centers in South Los Angeles and at the Northeastern Valley Health Corporation Sun Valley Health Center.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be licensed and eligible to practice law in California with three or more years of experience in public interest law as well as experience working with low-income organizations and client groups. Background in housing law or consumer law and experience preferred. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish or Mandarin is required.

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