Job Details

Senior Housing Attorney

Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 19,2017

Posted on

Sep 02,2017
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
Litigation >> Litigation - Real Estate
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Senior Housing Attorney Duties: Represent low-income tenants in eviction proceedings at various stages, including in Superior Court; Represent tenants in Housing Authority administrative proceedings; Conduct community outreach, trainings, and provide pro per assistance to tenants at self-help and community sites county-wide; Work in collaboration with other community and behavioral health care services organizations; Provide integrated services to clients to address their various barriers to housing; and Address systemic issues in areas that uniquely affect clients’ housing rights through use of impact litigation and policy work.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Membership in good standing of the California State Bar. 5+ years' relevant litigation experience, specifically trial experience. Strong personal work ethic and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision. Excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills, with ability to be 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. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects while maintaining a firm grasp of individual project details. Cultural competency in working with low‐income clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients with physical and mental disabilities, LEP clients, and LGBT clients. Bilingual ability in Spanish or Cantonese preferred.

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