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Family Law Attorney in Oakland, CA

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Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Sep 18,2017

Posted on

Aug 19,2017

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Family Law Attorney Duties: Legal representation of low-income survivors of domestic violence in an array of family court proceedings, including dissolution of marriage, custody and support, UPAs and restraining orders. Conducting community education presentations and working in collaboration with the court and domestic violence organizations to address policy and impact issues affecting domestic violence survivors. Assists survivors of domestic violence in U Visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status petitions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Membership in good standing of the California State Bar. 3 years relevant litigation experience preferred. Bilingual ability in Spanish strongly preferred. Exposure to immigration law related to domestic violence victims. Skill in outreach, education and collaboration with community partners. Excellence in writing, editing and proof-reading. Detail-oriented. Ability to work independently and as a part of a dynamic team. Cultural competency in working with lowÔÇÉincome clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients with physical and mental disabilities, LEP and LGBT clients. Strong organizational, language and communication skills. Exceptional listener and strategist who thrives in a collegial environment. A strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
1735 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612