Job Details

Legal Services Attorney

Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Napa, CA

Date Last Verified

Jan 11,2018

Posted on

Sep 23,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Profile

Legal Services Attorney Duties: Representing survivors at all stages of family law cases, including: dissolution, custody, support, protective orders and property issues; representing low-income clients in a range of civil legal issues; including: housing, public benefits, health access and consumer protection; supervising and coordinating legal workshops and clinics; identifying systemic problems that affect our clients’ rights and addressing these challenges through affirmative advocacy and policy work; conducting community outreach and training; and collaborating with the local and national domestic violence organizations to address policy and impact issues affecting domestic violence and sexual assault survivors.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Strong personal work ethic and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision. Cultural competency in working with low‐income clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients with physical and mental disabilities, LEP clients, and LGBT clients. Excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills and is very detail-oriented. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a dynamic team. Curious and self-directed with an ability to anticipate what needs to be done. Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, diversity statement (see below) and list of references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
575 Lincoln Avenue
Suite 210
Napa, CA 94558

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