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Housing Rights/tenants’ Rights Trial Attorneys

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Long Beach, CA

Date Last Verified

Sep 26,2017

Posted on

Jul 18,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Real Estate
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Housing Rights / Tenants' Rights Trial Attorneys The candidate will provide legal counsel, advice, and representation in jury trials to low-income individuals facing eviction, as well as work with an eviction defense team including attorneys, community affairs coordinators, and paralegals. Each of our eviction defense teams handles an extensive caseload related to unlawful detainer (eviction) matters. Will join a rotation and litigate (to verdict) an average of at least one jury trial per month. Responsibilities will include: jury trials, general pre-trial litigation, case assessment, depositions, discovery, and general advocacy on behalf of clients seeking to avoid eviction and homelessness. May also be participating in other projects related to improving housing rights for low-income tenants. Ability to build trust and rapport with low income tenants is required. Strong Spanish language skills are needed.

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