Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney / Public Interest Law Attorney in Richmond, CA

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Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Richmond, CA

Date Last Verified

Jul 31,2017

Posted on

Jun 29,2017

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Profile

Social Justice Attorney Duties: Providing a spectrum of legal assistance from advice/counsel to representation in a wide range of civil legal matters including: housing, family law, protective orders, public benefits, health care access, consumer protection, and elimination of barriers to employment; Identifying systemic problems that affect our clients’ rights and addressing these challenges through affirmative advocacy and policy work; Collaborating and coordinating with partners to assure effective referrals and holistic service delivery; Conducting community outreach and training; and Collaborating with the local and national organizations to address policy and systemic issues.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: California State Bar membership in good standing. Passion for and deep understanding of working with a diverse community of low-income individuals, including immigrants, youth, veterans, and/or people with disabilities. Familiarity with at least one substantive area and 2+ years of litigation experience. Excellent communication, writing and public speaking skills. Strong organizational skills, ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team. Exceptional listener and strategist who thrives in a collegial environment. Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
1025 Macdonald Avenue
P.O. Box 2289
Richmond, CA 94802