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Staff Attorney Ii

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Bakersfield, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 11,2017

Posted on

Dec 20,2016
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Staff Attorney II The candidate, under the direction of Executive Director or designee, will specialize in providing civil legal representation in multiple areas of the firm's priorities, monitor developments and initiate projects in other areas of importance to low income and other targeted clients. Will use the full range of potential forums to address relevant issues for clients including all aspects of litigation, including court hearings, trials, and appellate and federal court representation. Pay special attention to identifying legal solutions for those who suffer from disparate treatment or disproportionate burdens of poverty based on special needs, disability, race, ethnicity, language barriers or other obstacles. Position may also require assistance in the training and supervision of less experienced attorneys, paralegals, or other supportive staff.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a degree from a law school and an active member of the California Bar. Must have 5+ years of experience in civil litigation, a substantially increased caseload consisting of complex litigation potentially in multiple areas of the law. Demonstrated commitment to public interest advocacy is required. Demonstrated comprehension in practice areas and fundamental processes of the organization is needed. Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English desirable.

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